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Pandan tea: main health benefits

Pandanus amaryllifolius is a green leafy shrub that belongs to the Pandanus genus. It can grow up to nearly 2 meters tall, has round stems and narrow blade-like green leaves.

Fresh Pandan leaves have the sweet-smelling attractive aroma which is appeared when leaves are cut. Pandan leaves are known as “the vanilla of Southeast Asian cooking”. You can learn more about pandan tea and its brewing here.

In this article we want to tell you about main health benefits of pandan tea and its features.

Health benefits of pandan tea

Pandan leaves contain such vitamins and antioxidants as Beta-carotene, Thiamine, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Niacin, Riboflavin, and many others. Generally speaking, they are supposed to help boost the immune system and prevent number of diseases like diabetes, cancer, heart disease.

Relieves the symptoms of Arthritis

Pandan is known for its role in pain relief, especially arthritis and joint pain. According to researchers, pandan extract are rich in phytochemicals that help to relieve symptoms of arthritis. Apart from this, panda tea may also help to deal with headaches and earaches.

Controls blood sugar

Pandan is a great option for people that want to better control their blood sugar after eating. Although its effect still needs to be more researched, some studies have proven its influence. People who drink pandan tea after a meal have lower blood sugar than people who don’t.

Prevents heart disease

Several studies have shown that pandan leaves are good for the heart. In fact, pandan leaf was found to be an excellent source of carotenoids – a class of antioxidants. Due to plaque buildup, they reduce the risk of developing atherosclerosis, the narrowing of the arteries of the heart.

Reduces stress

Researchers have proven, that drinking pandan tea lowers levels of the stress hormone cortisol. And evidence of long-term health benefits is emerging, too. Drinking at least half a cup of this tea a day most probably lowers the risk of developing depression and dementia.

Moreover, pandan tea can help you sleep better, increase appetite, eliminate hair loss, and detox liver.

Sense Asia offers the best Vietnamese pandan tea with extraordinary tropical taste similar to fresh-baked cookies. All teas are hermetically packed with minimum delay after receiving from the farms in Vietnam. We use 100% natural ingredients and only whole leaves to maintain all the natural health benefits.

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