Tea has been hailed by many as the healthiest drink of the 21st century. Green tea is at the top of the list among the top 5 drinks recommended by the world health organization. Japanese scientists have published several papers praising the anti-cancer properties of tea. What are the health effects of consuming tea? And what kind of substances it contains that make it so beneficial for health?
Tea contains anti-cancer elements, antioxidants, and radiation-resistant properties.
The tea antioxidants are powerful, especially green tea. The antioxidant effect of a cup of 300 ml of green tea is equivalent to 1.5 bottles of wine, four apples, five onions, or 7 cups of fresh orange juice. Green tea has the lowest fermentation level of all tea teas. It is the most complete, able to retain the antioxidant(polyphenols) in the fresh leaves of tea. When the tea infusion goes into the human body, the tea polyphenols can quickly combine with the body’s free radicals (the body produces free radicals through the process of metabolism. When there’s a significant amount, the body experience damage at a cellular level.), removing them from the body. Polyphenols help maintain the vitality of the body and play a crucial role in cancer prevention.
Green tea also has an anti-radiation effect. The sun’s ultraviolet rays and electronics produce radiation and contribute to damage the body. Tea properties can help reduce the radiation within the body, can even help decrease nuclear radiation.
Reduce the three hyper. Hypertension, hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia, and aid in weight loss.
People are concerned about health conditions such as malnutrition, fatigue, and obesity, which are present in our lives due to the lack of exercise and excessive eating. Weight loss nowadays seems to be the most searched topic for almost everyone, especially among girls. Tea can serve as a remedy for those concerns. Elements within tea such as polyphenols, caffeine, and other components, when consumed, have a clear role in digestion and fat reduction and helps mitigate hunger.
Post-fermented teas are highly beneficial to the body providing probiotics that promote gastric mobility, balance to the gastrointestinal tract. Post-fermented teas have all those benefits due to the fermentation process in which a large number of bacteria appear within the tea leaves. All kinds of tea have a certain degree of weight loss and effect, but Cooked/ Ripe Pu’er is the best at lowering the three hypers.
Cooked or Ripe Pu’er tea is a kind of black. Ripe Pu’er, especially aged, has the most effective hypoglycemic effect among other teas. It has the highest concentration of polysaccharides, a perfect tea for diabetics.
Clear away heat and detoxify, refresh your mind
Tea was first used as medicine to detoxify the body. If you have a mild case of food poisoning, stomach upset, or indigestion, don’t rush to the hospital, have a cup of tea first. If you have a fever, you need to reduce your body temperature and stay hydrated. Tea, green, white, and oolong are highly effective in treating this. Old white tea ( the older the better) is highly effective in treating colds, sore throat, and puffy eyes. All teas have the function of promoting brain functions due to the substances contained in the tea.
Besides, different teas have many different functions. For example, jasmine tea is a very good antidepressant, very suitable for menopausal women; black tea not only has a very good effect of lowering three hypers.
If you come to China, get involved in this world, and taste the traditional Chinese tea. You’ll be surprised by the richness and the vast categories of Chinese teas. They not only have a variety of aromas and tastes but also have different pharmacological properties. For most people that are not in an optimal health state; tea is simply the most suitable beverage to consume.
Of course, the most important is that people should choose tea according to their own body and preferences; achieve the effect that we desire.