Tea is the fire of life, say the Chinese. The popularity of this drink is undisputed - around 24,000 cups of tea are drunk every second worldwide. The drink does us good and gives us harmony and joy. Now let's talk about different teas:
Green tea is a true classic among teas. Only 5 minutes of sipping is needed and the arteries are expanded by 4%. The most important antioxidant in green tea is known as ECGC. The drug dissolves plaques in the brain, the main causes of the diseases Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Green tea has anti-cancer properties, strengthens the immune system and fights against possible blood poisoning. In order to find out about its optimal effect, we must go into some subtleties.
Green tea for best results with lemon drink
In the first place you should drink this tea with a slice of lemon in the cup. Why? Eighty percent of catechins in green tea are destroyed when they are already in the stomach. With the addition of lemon, the healthy effect of green tea can be strengthened. For maximum release of catechins, allow the tea to infuse for 8 minutes.
"Matcha" is green tea whose leaves were pulverized. It works five times stronger than the usual green tea.
The black tea is beneficial as it helps relieve stress and reduces the risk of heart attack
His qualities are often overlooked in the shade of green tea. He actually has other antioxidants, namely theaflavins and thearubigins, which are identical in effect to catechins in green tea.
Teacups and dried tea leaves in bamboo container
Three cups of black tea per day reduce the risk of heart disease by 11%, and four cups cause a 69% reduction in heart attack risk. One cup per day also causes a 30% reduction in the stress hormone cortisol.
It has been claimed that supplementing milk reduces its beneficial properties.
The white tea is made from fresh and unprocessed leaves
Black tea is made from old, coarse, dried tea leaves, while white tea comes from the freshest and most unprocessed leaves and buds of the tea plant. This makes it almost transparent and one of the most valuable varieties.
Freshly prepared tea
White tea is not as popular, but it is believed that it contains more antioxidants than green tea. It has a mild taste and is very effective in the fight against viruses.
The hibiscus tea has a slightly sour taste
In ancient Egypt, Hibiscus tea was a drink of the pharaohs and is still drunk today at weddings in Egypt and Sudan. The hibiscus tea has a bright red color and slightly sour, but pleasant fruit taste.
The acceptance of hibiscus tea every two weeks lowers the blood pressure by about 6%. It is also used as a drug in the fight against cholesterol.
Cook for 4-6 minutes and then drink chilled.
Very popular and beneficial is the mint tea
The amount of antioxidants in this tea shows that it contains many health-stimulating herbs. A packet of peppermint tea gives the body 128 mg of the vital substances polyphenols. Peppermint tea is known to have an antispasmodic effect, i. it reduces the abrupt contraction of the smooth muscle of the stomach (chamomile tea also has such an effect). It has recently been discovered that peppermint tea also reduces the risk of breast cancer.
Fresh mint leaves
Fresh mint leaves mint tea effect teas tea plant
In the fresh mint everything is even better.
Rooibos tea in deep red color
The rooibos tea has a deep red color. This tea is grown only in Africa. In the southern part of the continent, this type of tea traditionally treats any disease.
The rooibos tea is considered a remedy in South Africa
Previous studies on rooibos show that it is able to prevent the onset of cancers of the skin, liver, esophagus and colon. In addition, it strengthens the immune system and tones the skin, relieves itching and certain skin problems such as eczema, rash and acne. Therefore, it can be applied to the skin.
Mate tea is a traditional drink in South America
The traditional drink for South America has a very bitter taste. But it has many useful characteristics, e.g. Mate tea strengthens the immune system and reduces the risk of DNA damage. Its popularity in South America is due to its strengthening and tonifying properties. By the way, the mate tea contains caffeine.
Prepared mate tea
Which is your favorite variety of all these?