Brew with fresh boiling water and infuse for 3 to 5 minutes
You’ve just discovered the best Blueberry Tea around. This delightful, wholesome and nutritional infusion is a Flavoured Tea. Low in calories and high in antioxidants (much like its namesake fruit), you’re bound to love it from the first to the last sip. Discover its potential with The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, where every Loose Tea and Roast Coffee is packed fresh to order.
Does Blueberry Tea Have Caffeine?
While the name “blueberry” alludes to its nutritional value, the “black” in Blueberry Black Tea means that the leaves have undergone significant processing. It’s not a bad thing, however, as the manufacturing method ensures that it contains a considerable amount of caffeine.
Specifically, you can expect about 45-mg of the stimulant per serving - more than enough to start the day the right way.
How to Make Blueberry Tea
- Buy a Tea Filter or Infuser and fill it with Blueberry Loose Leaf Tea.
- Position the Tea-filled accessory in your cup.
- Begin brewing by pouring in freshly boiled water at temperatures of 100°C.
- Allow it to steep for 3-5 minutes.
How to Serve: Consider lemon or lime for a citrusy kick. Alternatively, serve black.
Tasting Notes: Imparts a fruity-malty fusion of flavour with sweet overtones and a refreshing finish.
Blueberry Tea Benefits
Is Blueberry Tea good for you? That much is certain. While blueberries hold the honorary title of “superfruit”, brew lovers will find that this is a “super Tea”.
The reason is its abundance of vitamins, minerals and other antioxidants, all of which, combined, work on a molecular level to support your health and wellness. But what, exactly, can you expect it to do with frequent consumption?
Blueberry Leaf Tea for Diabetes
Evidence indicates that eating blueberries daily for eight weeks could lead to improved outcomes for people living with diabetes. What about Blueberry Tea for diabetes?
According to a 2017 study published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, it can decrease blood sugar levels in prediabetic individuals. Additionally, an animal-based study found that it encouraged healthy insulin secretion.
Blueberry Tea Benefits Weight Loss
One study into Blueberry Leaf Tea benefits found that three cups daily for three months increased weight loss and reduced waist circumference.
Researchers theorise that it has such an ability due to its flavonoids, a type of plant pigment with potent antioxidant properties. There is also the fact that it boosts the metabolism of fat cells, enabling the body to burn fat quicker and more efficiently.