White tea can anti-inflammatory and clear internal heat, but it is not a substitute for medicine.
(1) There is no water-removing and kneading in the processing of white tea, and the low temperature and long time withering leads to the composition of substances that make white tea different from other teas, which becomes the basis of its anti-inflammatory and clear internal heat properties.
(2) White tea has a high content of flavonoids, which are natural antioxidants. Generally older white teas have higher flavonoid content. The effect of white tea is more obvious when consumed at the beginning of a cold.
(3) White tea is mainly used to improve immunity and prevention, and is not a substitute for medication. It is recommended that you go to the hospital if you have inflammation and a serious cold, as each individual’s physique and the occurrence of a cold are different.