Informative Speech Essay

Words: 1107
Pages: 5

Purpose statement: To inform my audience about the health benefits of drinking different types of tea.
Thesis statement: Drinking brewed teas, such as green tea, black tea, and white tea has health benefits that many people are unaware of.
Pattern of Organization: Topical.

1) Whether you prefer your tea to be piping hot or ice cold, are you aware that it is one of the best things you can drink?
a) According to an article from, tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world, behind water.
2) Establish Credibility: the women in my family are hereditarily more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than others. Ever since I was little my grandmother has drank tea, green tea specifically.
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This study was discussed within an article from
c) There has also been research that has come to the general conclusion that men who consumed approximately four cups of black tea per day, were less likely to have a stroke.
d) More health benefits of black tea are that it helps prevent tooth decay, can lower cholesterol, act as an arthritis soother, and may help in burning fat.

Transition and summary: Thus far, the properties and nutrients found in both green tea and black tea have shown that they can have a positive impact on the body in similar ways. The last tea I would like to discuss today is White tea.

6) White tea is the least processed of all the teas out there, which means that it has retained the most antioxidants to fight off the bad bacteria attacking our bodies. It is mild in taste and extremely light in color (refer to picture).
a) It is said that white tea can have that soothing effect.
a.i) This sense and feeling of relief comes from a compound called L-theanine. It is an amino acid that can enter the brain, and that's why it has psychoactive properties. Studies show that L-theanine can reduce mental and physical stress.
b) White tea is also known to have an exterior benefit on your body by helping your skin. It can help with sun-damaged skin and reverse some of the wrinkling