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Wu Long Tea - Natural Depression Medication.

Oolong Tea PhotoCould oolong tea be an effective weapon against depression symptoms? Some findings seem to point in that direction. Oolong tea is also known as Wu long tea or Wulong tea, named after its originator. Other names for oolong are brown tea and rock tea. The popular varieties are Wu-yi tea, Formosa oolong, Ti Kuan Yin, and Pouchong. Oolong Teas are the most expensive because they are semi-fermented and made in a more elaborate method. The color of this tea is usually a light yellow.

Chinese Wulong Teas were a well known drink, before eventually it came to be known as an herbal remedy. Try oolong tea for holistic depression treatment. Some life changes can bring about negative thinking and feelings, chemical imbalances also can be a cause of depression. Wu long tea may be alternative to the depression drugs because of the natural healthy elements it contains.

Wu long Tea is an excellent for depression as it relaxes you. The substance that is responsible for the sense of relaxation is called L-theanine. L-theanine is a natural amino acid found almost solely in tea plants and the primary component in wulong tea. This main component is actually responsible for the exotic taste of the wu long teas. While L-theanine has been shown to reduce stress, promote relaxation without drowsiness, ease nervous irritability and lower anxiety, it can also safely and effectively promote the sound sleep.

Wu long tea photoWhat is so remarkable about L-theanine is its peculiar paradoxical effect. Taken during the day, wu long promotes a focused, alert sense of calmness without feeling drowsy. Yet because it induces a state of relaxation, L-theanine can also help to fall asleep at night without drowsiness the next morning, a common side effect of some sleep aids. Not only does L-theanine encourage relaxation but it also has a significant effect on memory and learning ability.
There are things in life we cannot change, like the death of a loved one, or some illness, which leave many people feeling depressed. Too much stress can be a cause of depression. But oolong tea lower the levels of the stress hormone, Cortisol, by increasing the levels of neurotransmitters in the brain.

L-theanine affects emotions by interacting with neurotransmitters in the brain. These neurotransmitters, like Serotonin, need to be at a high level to combat things like depression, insomnia, suicide, and other stress related conditions.

Depression negatively affects not only the mind and emotions, but the body as well. What we eat and drink can positively affects our minds, emotions, and bodies, and help combat depression symptoms . Wulong tea is a drink that has an effect on all three states of existence, in a positive way. Wu long tea may offer great health benefits, creating a positive mental state and bringing some peace of mind to your life.



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