Pu’erh teas, unlike other teas, are aged for a number of years under humid conditions. Pu-erh comes in many forms from loose leaf to compressed. All teas have a wide spectrum of health benefits, but Pu-erh has an extra one. Drinking Pu-erh tea can help reduce cholesterol, according to scientific studies. By helping digestion (particularly of fatty foods), Pu-erh is the perfect tea after a heavy meal.