In Thai language ‘Cha Kheo’ means literally ‘Green Tea’. However, strictly speaking, it is not tea but dried mulberry leaves.
Thailand, famous for the quality of its silk, has considerable plantations of mulberry trees for the silk worm. Infusions of mulberry leaves have been drunk in China for more than 3000 years and is an integral part of traditional Chinese medicine. It offers numerous benefits for health, starting with the absence of caffeine.
Benefits: helps fight the symptoms of colds, aids with weight loss thanks to a natural ability to absorb carbohydrates, improves the shape of blood vessels because of the sizable presence of antioxidants (quercetin and flavonoids), increases stability of blood sugar level during the day and helps to fight against diabetes (the tea contains DNJ which prohibits the intestinal enzymes to transfer their sugar to the blood).