Drinking Asian weight loss teas is a wonderful way to manage not just our weight but also our health. Teas can be taken with meal, or before meals, in the morning and in the evening – which makes it a versatile way to incorporate it into our daily lifestyle and diet. Best of all, these teas are blended with natural ingredients and herbs that aid in more ways than one. Let’s look at some of the best Asian teas that are concocted for weight loss purposes.
Ready-to-Drink Asian Weight Loss Teas
Cuppatea Teatox is worth trying because the philosophy behind this range of natural weight loss Asian tea is about having it in tandem with a healthy diet and exercise. Comprising fat burning ingredients like Chinese oolong tea, one of the best Chinese teas for weight loss, Teatox for Morning also comes with a Ginger root, Lotus leaves and Ginseng root to boost fat burn and prevent fat storage. The Bedtime Cleanse has milder herbs including Sennal leaves,. Hawthorn, Fenugreek as well as Chamomile which produce a laxative effect to naturally cleanse and detoxify your body, approximately 8 hours after usage.
This tea helps you lose weight by naturally enhancing your metabolism as well as detoxing your colon. Specially formulate with traditional Asian herbs, this tea is the best replacement for your morning cup of coffee as it gives you that instant energy boost without the caffeine effects. Other than weight loss benefits, Teami Skinny also reduces bloating, improves skin condition and calms muscle spasms and muscle tightness. It does not produce a laxative effect, so its safe for those with sensitive bowels or IBS to consume. When taken before meals, it helps with portion control during lunch or dinner as it is also a 100% natural appetite suppressant.
Just 10 ounces before meals, this 100% natural tea will help to ‘knock out’ your sugar cravings, excessive appetite as well as toxins and impurities from your body. T.K.O offers a warm and satiating feeling and thanks to 8 super ingredients well-known for their fat fighting properties, this is a good supplement for those on a weight loss plan. There’s Wu Yi Oolong Tea which has been proven to increase metabolic rate up to 20-25% as well as Pu-Erh which is powerful in removing excess grease and digesting fat. Packed in a fun looking canister, this tea has a minty spicy flavour (it also contains peppermint leaves and ginger) which makes it a great tea to have everyday.
Oolong tea is well-known for its many weight loss benefits. Okuma Nutritionals takes cue from this to offer this premium weight loss tea which is power-packed with pure oolong to help with shedding fat and weight control. Backed by over 37 scientific studies. this tea has been proven to provide diverse health benefits on top of weight loss – it also improves the body’s ability to produce serotonic and collagen. This teas is recommended for those looking to lose 5-10 pounds or need an extra boost to help maintain their current weight loss. In fact, fat loss increases by 43% (faster than green tea) – thanks to this pure, 100% natural medicinal grade tea grown from the Wuyi Mountains where there’s zero harsh chemicals or pesticides.
Comprising 18 different 100% natural herbs made according a Tibetan formula that has been used for many years, ZipTea offers natural weight control benefits that detox your body wile boosting your metabolism so you can lose weight more rapidly. It also reduces bloating and regulate your appetite. Each bag contains 30 herbal tea bags and can be taken twice a day with meals. The ingredients used in this tea includes Eucalyptus, Cranberry, Blackberry, Chamomilla Recutita, Panax Ginseng, Rosa Canina Fructus, green tea and more.
Traditional Asian Weight Loss Teas
Bao He Wan
This is a digestive formula in Chinese medicine and can be purchased from traditional Chinese medicine stores. It is boiled and taken like tea. It is also known as Preserve Harmony Pills, Harmony Preserving Pills and Citrus and Crataegus Formula. Bao He Wan contains a cocktail of different herbs including Shan Zha or hawthorn fruit which helps to break down greasy and high-fat meaty foods; Shen Qu which aids to digest fermented food but is not safe for those who are pregnant; the radish seed Lai Fu Zi which helps with digestion; Chen Pi or tangerine peel to help with bloating; Lian Qiao or forsythia fruit which addresses several digestive issues as well as Fu Ling, a root herb that helps to get fluid across the intestine and Ban Xia which quells nausea and digest stomach contents. As this herbal formula helps with digestion from multiple levels, it indirectly speeds up weight loss because it ensures the digestive system is working well.
Boiled Ginseng Herb Tea
Ginseng is a potent herb which can increase your stamina and helps you to burn more calories while boosting your metabolism. However, as it a very strong herb, remember to consult the apothecarist or your traditional Chinese medicine practioner before consuming it on a daily basis. It’s easy to make Ginseng. Boil ginseng dried roots (for the right amount of ginseng for you, refer to your practioner) in filtered water for 30 to 60 minutes. Let it simmer and it’s ready. You can add honey to it if you don’t enjoy the bitter herby taste.
Guggul Tonic Tea
Found in Nothern India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, Guggul is an Ayurvedic herb that offers a wide range of health benefits. It is taken as a herbal tonic and has an aromatic taste to it. In terms of weight loss, Guggul has a compound which has been scientifically proven to lower the body’s cholesterol levels. This herb also stimualtes the thyroid hormones which fixes the body’s metabolic rate, thus balancing the body’s metabolism function. Guggul may not be available in most local drugstores, but there are many online resources which sells this herb. In powder form, you can dissolve it in hot water, and best to drink it on an empty stomach first thing in the morning for full benefits.