The least fermented grade of tea which is why it is very high in antioxidants.
|White tea is said to have 10 times the antioxidant power of vitamin E.
and contain high concentrations of polyphenols and catechins.
This helps fight the ravages of ageing caused by free radicals in the body, reduces the risk of lung, colon and skin cancer, and strengthens the immune system.
The Journal Of Chinese Medicine also said that research carried out at the Linus Pauling Institute in Oregon in the United States showed that white tea is able to prevent mutations of DNA two to five times more efficiently than green or black tea, thus giving it greater potential in preventing cancer.