What are the functions and effects of Lapsang Souchong ,black tea?

2018-08-22 10:19:18 94

Lapsang Souchong tea soup is bright red, with a sweet taste, natural round long taste and unique pine smoke. It is a famous historical tea in China. It was exported to Europe in the early 17th century and is very popular. So what are the functions of Lapsang Souchong tea?


Diuretic effect:
Under the combined action of caffeine and aromatic substances in Lapsang Souchong, the blood flow of the kidney is increased, the glomerular filtration rate is increased, the renal microvasculature is expanded, and the reabsorption of water by the renal tubule is inhibited, thereby contributing to an increase in urine output. This is beneficial to eliminate lactic acid, uric acid (related to gout), excessive salt (related to high blood pressure), harmful substances, etc., and to alleviate edema caused by heart disease or nephritis.

Anti-inflammatory and bactericidal effect:

The polyphenolic compounds in Lapsang Souchong, have an anti-inflammatory effect, and it has been found through experiments that catechins can be combined with single-cell bacteria to coagulate and precipitate proteins, thereby inhibiting and eliminating pathogenic bacteria. Therefore, it is beneficial to drink black tea for patients with bacterial rabies and food poisoning. Folks also use strong tea to apply wounds and hemorrhoids.


Detoxification effect:

According to experiments, tea polyphenols in Lapsang Souchong can absorb heavy metals and alkaloids, and precipitate and decompose. This is a boon for modern people who drink industrially from drinking water and food.

Refreshing effect:

Through medical experiments, it was found that caffeine in Lapsang Souchong stimulates the nerve center by stimulating the cerebral cortex, which promotes refreshing and concentration of thinking, which makes the thinking reaction more sensitive and memory enhanced. It also has excitatory effects on the vascular system and heart, strengthening the heart. Beat, thereby speeding up blood circulation to promote metabolism, while promoting sweating and diuresis, thereby accelerating the excretion of lactic acid (a substance that makes muscles feel tired) and other old waste materials in the body to achieve the effect of eliminating fatigue.

Heat-clearing effect: 

Drinking black tea in summer can quench thirst and cool down because the polyphenols, sugars, amino acids and pectins in tea react chemically with the mouth, and stimulate the secretion of saliva, causing the mouth to feel moist and produce a refreshing sensation; Control the body temperature center of the hypothalamus, regulate body temperature, it also stimulates the kidney to promote the excretion of heat and dirt, maintaining the physiological balance in the body.

Antioxidant, anti-aging effect:

The results show that antioxidants in green tea and black tea can completely destroy the path of chemical substances in cancer cells. Dr. Murray Mitterman, director of cardiovascular epidemiology at the Boston Beth Israel Deaconess Medical School, said: "The efficacy of black tea and green tea is roughly the same, but the antioxidants in the mountain are much more complicated than green tea, especially for the heart. It is beneficial." American magazines report that black tea has stronger anti-aging effects than garlic head, broccoli and carrots.


Nourishing stomach:

Drinking green tea when people are not eating will feel uncomfortable in the stomach. This is because tea polyphenols, which are important substances in tea, have astringent properties and have a certain stimulating effect on the stomach. In the case of fasting, the irritating effect is even more irritating. Strong. Black tea is different. It is fermented and dried. The polyphenols undergo enzymatic oxidation under the action of oxidase, and the content is reduced, and the irritation to the stomach is reduced. Black tea not only does not hurt the stomach, but can raise the stomach. Regular consumption of black tea with added sugar and milk can reduce inflammation and protect the gastric mucosa, and it also has a certain effect on the treatment of ulcers.

Diastolic vascular function:

A recent study in the American medical community has been related to black tea. The study found that heart disease patients drink 4 cups of black tea a day, vasodilatation can be increased from 6% to 10%. When the average person is stimulated, the diastolicity will increase by 13%.

In addition, black tea also has anti-mite, stomach and intestine to help digestion, delay aging, lower blood sugar, lower blood pressure, lower blood fat, anti-cancer, anti-radiation and other effects;Black tea is also an excellent sports drink, in addition to quenching thirst and replenishing water, if you drink before exercise (such as a marathon) that requires physical strength and endurance, because the caffeine in tea has a refreshing effect and can promote the movement. The body first burns fat to supply heat and retains liver vinegar, so it makes people more endurable. 

Lapsang Souchong is not suitable for drinking and drinking, it will affect the warm stomach effect, and the long time can reduce the nutrient content.It is best to use an open cup for soaking black tea. Don't wait until the water in the cup is exhausted before replenishing the hot water. It is best to store water when the remaining water is about 1/3, so as to dilute the tea and keep the temperature and concentration of the tea suitable. Each cup of black tea has the best taste for 3 times. Long-term drinking is good for your health, but don't overdo it too much.