Prof. Satyanand Tyagi*1, Patel Chirag J2, Pinkesh Patel2, Chaudhari Bharat2, Tarun Parashar3, Soniya3, Ankur Massey4
*1President & Founder, Tyagi Pharmacy Association (TPA) & Scientific Writer (Pharmacy), Chattarpur, New Delhi, India-110074.
2Department of Pharmaceutics, Maharishi Arvind Institute of Pharmacy, Mansarovar, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India-302020.
3Department of Pharmaceutics, Himalayan Institute of Pharmacy and Research, Rajawala, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India-248007.
4Institute of Pharmacy, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India-284128.
Tea has been used as medicine for centuries. Now modern science is discovering what people in China and throughout the world have long known: tea is good for us. While green and black teas are very healthy, white tea is the least processed tea and has the highest antioxidant levels.
It may be the supreme Drink of Health.By now we can see that white tea has a great range of effects on the body and a tremendous number of benefits to our health. Its supreme power is in preventing disease and disorder. White tea protects against cancer, heart disease, and stroke, the leading causes of death in the industrial world, as well as numerous other conditions. It eases the symptoms of illness and promotes recovery. White tea strengthens the circulatory and immune systems as well as bones and teeth, and builds healthy skin. It is a superb tonic and one of Nature's great gifts. White tea has many other benefits to offer. It may reduce blood sugar and help prevent and alleviate the symptoms of diabetes. It reduces stress and increases energy. White tea may or may not aid in weight-loss. Studies suggest tea may increase metabolism and encourage the body to burn more fat, but a balanced diet and regular exercise are more likely to produce results. Still, adding white tea to our weight-loss plan can't hurt. Generally two cups of white tea is recommended per day for heart health and gastro-intestinal health and to get other health benefits. The aim of present article is to enumerate various health benefits of white tea especially its role in prevention of cardio-vascular diseases. An attempt is also made to focus or highlights on history, contents, manufacturing, production, varieties as well as recent studies as related to clinical uses of white tea.