Jasmine tea is a familiar tea that is scented with white & small jasmine flowers but has a deep, pleasant and nostalgic fragrance. The great value of jasmine tea, as well as its distinctive aroma, make it become a traditional Vietnamese flavored tea, which is often served in important events such as the Tet holiday, weddings, or opening ceremonies.

This article will help you to understand more about the ingredients, the wonderful taste, and the great health benefits of jasmine tea. 

Understanding of Jasmine Tea

Jasmine tree, scientifically known as Jasminum sambac, belongs to the genus Jasminum, family Oleaceae. This plant is native to tropical regions of Asia and Europe. It is also grown in the Australasia and Oceania regions. However, around the world, the largest producing regions of jasmine flowers and jasmine tea are still countries in South Asia and Southeast Asia.

Jasmine flowers contain a high amount of etheric oil, which has the effect of increasing energy, eliminating stress and depression. In addition, jasmine also contains benzilic acetate, linalcohol, benzilic alcohol, indole and jasmon… All these substances help improve blood circulation and metabolism. Because of this, today to increase the flavor and effect of green tea, people often add the herb jasmine into tea leaves.

There are many different jasmine tea products on the market. However, if classified by ingredients, there will be two main groups of jasmine tea: tea produced from 100% high-quality jasmine buds and green tea flavored with jasmine flowers. These two types of tea have huge differences both in taste and health benefits. Because if pure jasmine tea retains the benefits of jasmine flowers, has a pure aroma and a cool, easy-to-drink taste, green tea marinated with jasmine flowers has a slightly acrid, sweet aftertaste characteristic of green tea.

Vietnam Jasmine Green tea is a delicate blend of Jasmine flowers & traditional green tea

Delicious jasmine tea depends a lot on how to choose tea and flowers in the beginning. Only in this way can the flavor be moved and captivated. Tea must be selected with the finest varieties grown in Lam Dong or Thai Nguyen, then sifted to remove small leaves and impurities. The pure jasmine buds are usually harvested between 4-5 pm and bloom around 8-9 pm. Flowers bloom quickly, so you have to watch this time to choose the most fragrant flowers. Fragrant fresh flowers will be used to marinate tea overnight, then the mixture will be dried and sifted again to get the final best quality products.

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The following parts will analyze these contents in more detail to help you know how to maximize the benefits of drinking Vietnamese jasmine tea.

Excellent Jasmine Tea benefits for drinkers- 8 points may surprise consumers

Drinking jasmine tea has significant health-enhancing effects. In particular, it must be mentioned the ability to prevent cancer, support cardiovascular activity, help lose weight, lower blood pressure and many other great uses. In addition, this is one of the flowers with a special scent, keeping the scent for a long time, so it is loved by many people. Here are some outstanding health benefits of jasmine tea.

Discover 8 excellent Jasmine Tea benefits for drinkers
Jasmine tea boasts numerous health benefits

(Source: boldsky.com/health/wellness/health-benefits-of-jasmine-tea-135456 )

  • Prevent cancer

Jasmine tea is rich in antioxidants, reducing the formation of free radicals-factors that contribute to cancer and aging in the body. Some studies show that methyl jasmonate and cis-jasmone in jasmine tea is a compound that has anti-prostate cancer effects, and some other substances in this tea also fight esophageal cancer. EGCG present in jasmine tea also works against the growth of tumors and prevents the growth of cancer-causing cells that cause metastasis.

  • Strengthen resistance, reduce stress

The catechin or poly-phenol found in tea helps to strengthen the immune system, which has a protective effect on the immune system of regular users due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

In addition, drinking jasmine tea also helps fight the invasion of bacteria that are detrimental to the body, protects the digestive system, jasmine tea has sedative properties and it can regulate blood circulation and relieve stress, straight arteries. We can also reduce stress, anxiety, headaches, and muscle tension with regular use of jasmine tea.

Discover 8 excellent Jasmine Tea benefits for drinkers
A cup of jasmine tea in the afternoon will help you to relax after a busy working day
  • Reduce Cholesterol

Jasmine tea has been shown to reduce the accumulation of cholesterol and unhealthy fats in our bodies. It also prevents the formation of bad cholesterol, significantly reducing the risk of heart disease, cerebrovascular accidents, and stroke.

  • Helps prevent and treat diabetes

Jasmine tea is considered a useful medicinal herb in the prevention and treatment of diabetes. Because jasmine tea helps regulate glucose metabolism in the body, regulate blood sugar and insulin production of the pancreas and prevent the risk of suffering from this annoying disease.

  • Support cardiovascular health

Research results from 5 experiments have proven that: When our body drinks 3 cups of jasmine tea (about 700ml) per day, the risk of heart disease is reduced by 23%. At the same time, some other studies show that drinking 2-3 cups of jasmine tea (about 500ml) per day reduces the risk of heart attack by 15%. In addition, the risk of heart disease is reduced by up to 37% compared to people who drink less than 1 cup of tea (200ml) of water per day.

Discover 8 excellent Jasmine Tea benefits for drinkers
Drinking jasmine tea every day will help to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases


  • Reduces arthritis and joint pain

One of the other positive effects of jasmine tea is reducing the discomfort of joint pain and chronic arthritis. The anti-inflammatory agents in jasmine tea can reduce swelling and arthritis by inhibiting cellular oxidation.

  • Support healthy skin

Jasmine tea is more than just a delicious beverage that helps keep the body hydrated; it also has a slew of additional beneficial components that have anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties for the skin.

The skin, the biggest organ in the human body, is also home to a plethora of issues. Before seeing a dermatologist, persons suffering from psoriasis might try sipping some jasmine tea. Jasmine tea drinking was linked to a decrease in psoriasis lesions in research done by the Medical University of Georgia (USA).

  • Support weight loss

Women who want to lose weight effectively and safely without using functional foods, jasmine tea is a great fat loss solution. The active ingredients in tea help promote metabolism in the body, accelerate energy metabolism and eliminate excess fat. According to a review of several studies, jasmine tea can increase the metabolic rate by 4-5% in the body (equivalent to 80-100 calories per day) and contribute to the burning of excess fat by up to 15-5%. 20% (thanks to two polyphenol compounds EGCG and caffeine).

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Some side effects of Jasmine Tea should be noticed.

Jasmine tea can help you treat a number of diseases, bring good health, and promote metabolism. However, if used incorrectly, you can inadvertently reduce many benefits of the tea.

Here are some side effects that the consumers may get:

  • Not good for pregnant women

According to some medical experts, jasmine tea is not recommended for pregnant women. According to modern studies, some active ingredients in tea can cause uterine contractions in pregnant women. This is likely to stimulate early labor.

  • Cause exciting because there’s a lot of caffeine

Jasmine tea, like other teas, includes a lot of caffeine and L-theanine, which assist boost focus, activating nerves, and maintaining alert without being addicted. Caffeine should be consumed in moderation, as too much can produce symptoms such as restlessness and sleeplessness.

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Jasmine tea, with a large ratio of green tea, contains high amount of caffeine

(Source: https://www.sugimotousa.com/blog/caffeine-in-green-tea )

  • Affect digestion

Some people often have the habit of drinking tea on an empty stomach, but this habit is not completely good for their health. Not only jasmine tea, but some teas also contain antioxidant compounds, which are able to stimulate the production of acid in the stomach, causing “tea intoxication.” Therefore, drinking tea on an empty stomach will make the stomach growl slightly uncomfortable.

How to use Jasmine tea in the proper ways?

  • To ensure that catechins (one of the important antioxidants in tea) do not react with casein (found in milk and some other animal proteins), jasmine tea should be taken before meals.
  • Jasmine tea also limits the digestion of plant-based calcium and iron. Therefore, it is recommended to drink tea 1-2 hours before or after a meal to avoid losing the nutrients of the food.
  • People with sensitive stomachs should not drink green tea early in the morning on an empty stomach. The caffeine in jasmine green tea can dehydrate the body, stimulate stomach acid secretion, and make the stomach growl and uncomfortable.
  • Avoid drinking jasmine tea with meals as it can reduce the absorption of thiamin (vitamin B1). Thiamine deficiency can lead to beriberi edema.
Discover 8 excellent Jasmine Tea benefits for drinkers
A best-seller jasmine tea product of FGC under Cozy brand


Future Generation Company can provide a variety of Jasmine tea products, ranging from traditional tea leaves for hot brewing to convenient tea bags, or from standard to exceptional organic high-quality standards. FGC is the best choice to buy Vietnamese jasmine tea, since we own modern technology in growing plants and manufacturing tea. If you have any inquiries about jasmine tea, please do not hesitate to contact us via our website, email, or phone.

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