Common in all five of the original Blue Zones areas, tea is a longevity beverage that centenarians sip casually all day long. People in Ikaria enjoy drinking herbal teas with herbs grown fresh from their kitchen gardens and scientists have found that they pack an antioxidant punch. Wild rosemary, sage and oregano teas are popular and can keep blood pressure in check by ridding the body of excess sodium and water. In Sardinia, the preferred tea is milk thistle, which is said to cleanse the liver. Okinawans call their green tea shan-pien or “tea with a bit of a scent.” They brew green tea and add jasmine flowers and a dash of turmeric. Blue Zones™ tea is a blend of xxx.