Benefits of Black Bean
Black bean has a long history of its properties on anti-aging.
It is a common snack food and tea for both the Korean and Japanese community for generations. Based on the Compendium of Materia Medica, written by Li Shizhen during the Ming Dynasty, consuming black bean regularly helps to boost immunity and help to keep the skin youthful and radiant.
Taking a more modern nutritionist view, black bean anti-aging properties is contributed by its high level of E and B, that helps to revitalize the skin. It also contains a high level of isoflavones and Anthocyanin which eliminate free radicals and serve as an internal sunscreen against the harmful UV rays from the sun.
Black bean basically gives a two steps process, repairing the skin while protecting it; which is why it is so effective as an anti-aging agent for the skin. Looking beyond the skin, black bean contains plant sterols which reduce the blood cholesterol and thus maintain the blood pressure. Really recommended for folks having high blood pressure.
For ladies looking to reduce water retention, black bean also demonstrates amazing capabilities in this aspect. The most amazing part of black bean tea is its capability to suppress your sugar cravings. It contains the faintest amount of sugar which will not ruin the dieting plan but will help greatly at suppressing the sugar craving. Based on Japanese clinical research on the consumption of black bean tea, females that constantly consume black bean tea over a one month period lose an average of 2.4kg, reduce fat % content in the body by 0.9% and increase bone density by 2.6%.
In order to bring a more authentic flavor, OGOKCHA has sourced directly from Taiwanese farmers. Being straight from the farm, we have a clear understanding of what goes into our drink. We have also used the small black bean to maximize the amount of anthocyanin and isoflavones that we can get per drink. All OGOKCHA black beans are slow roast over small flames between 4-6 hours to bring out the maximum flavors while preserving the nutritional value of the bean. Drink on and enjoy your youthful skin!