Sunday, December 23, 2012

Health of tea


Tea and its medicinal properties

Legend has it that the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung, around the 2750th BC, while resting from the hectic hunt cooked up water from a stream.


In a pot of boiling water which accidentally broke a few leaves of evergreen magnolia tree relatives, whom we call tea.

Pleasant smell reached his nostrils to the car and could not resist the taste drink.

Chinese tea tree bush or simply - tea (Camellia sinensis Latin), was first mentioned in ancient Chinese writings "Pent - Sao".

The first tea was brought to Japan Buddhist priest Yeisei who discovered its beneficial effect on the body and spirit and is probably due to the properties of this drink so popular among the local monks of Zen teachings.

It is assumed that arrived in Europe via Arab traders in the 13th or 14 century ships, and later transported by land, so. Silk Road.

There are three basic types of tea derived from the plant. Depending on the chemical processing, there are: green tea, oolong and black tea.

This bushy tree planted in large tea gardens at altitudes of 100 to 2000 meters. The leaves of black tea is fully fermented, while green tea leaves to expose only the money, after which the drought.

Oolong or Wulong tea, taste and characteristics between black and green tea, and requires a bit more complex processing.


Medicinal properties

Because of the high content of natural fluoride, people who drink tea have a well-preserved bone density and healthy teeth.

More from ancient times in folk medicine used green tea to relieve tooth and gum disease.

He was also respected for its effectiveness for a sore throat, detoxifying the body, tired eyes, dark circles, headaches, etc..

Many cosmetic companies recently added to their products just because green tea has been shown to protect some of its ingredients from inflammation caused by UVB radiation.

Green tea extract also promotes fat oxidation and would therefore be important ally in the fight against obesity.

Numerous studies have pointed to the positive effects of consumption of black tea such as lowering cholesterol levels, reducing the risk of blood clots and improving blood vessel function.

It is rich in antioxidants and flavonoids, and increases the elasticity of blood vessels, which leads to better blood flow.

To contain ingredients that close, it is recommended as a remedy for bowel problems or nausea.

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