Tea lovers with a taste for exotic varieties may be familiar with pu-erh tea, a brew prized for its rich flavor. Named for a city in the Yunnan region of China (and primarily produced in that region), pu-erh tea is also said to boast a wide range of health benefits.Objective. The goal for this study was to evaluate the effects of daily consumption of Puer tea extract (PTE) on body weight, body-fat composition, and lipid profile in a non-Asian population in the absence of dietary restrictions.Pu-erh tea contains antioxidants, which can help prevent damage caused by free radicals.If left unchecked, free radicals can lead to disease and illness. Drink a cup of pu-erh any time you need a …Ripened Pu-erh tea extract contributes to reducing weight gain and fat accumulation; however, the role of gut microbiota on the antiobesity effect of ripened Pu-erh tea extract in obese mice remains unclear. This study aims to explore the role of alterations in gut microbes mediated by ripened Pu-erh tea extract in obese mice through 16S rRNA sequencing and a fecal transplant trial.Effect of Pu-erh Tea on Body Fat and Lipid Profiles in Rats with Diet-induced Obesity Article in Phytotherapy Research 25(2):234-8 · July 2010 with 170 Reads How we measure ‘reads’The antiobesity effects of Chinese black tea (Pu-erh tea) and of gallic acid (GA) were investigated using in vitro and in vivo assays. Chinese black tea extract (BTE) and GA inhibited pancreatic lipase activity in a dose-dependent manner in vitro ; the IC(inhibitory concentration) 50 values were 101.6 and 9.2 µg/mL, respectively.Abstract. Among the health-promoting effects of tea and tea polyphenols, the cancer-chemopreventive effects in various animal model systems have been intensively investigated; meanwhile, the hypolipidemic and antiobesity effects in animals and humans have also become a hot issue for molecular nutrition and food research.Pu-erh tea is another runner-up for the prize of the most healthy teas of all time. It has long been used and consumed by people in southwestern China for its alleged benefits to health. These include protection against oxidation, cancer, atherosclerosis, obesity, hypercholesterolemia, and many others.tea as a fully fermented tea and pu-erh tea as a post fer- mented tea. Pu-erh tea is a Chinese tea produced by the fermentation of green tea leaves with microorganisms such as . Aspergillus. species . Pu-erh tea is usually pre- served for a long period. It is believed that the longer preservation period is better for the quality of pu-erh tea.