Properties of Tea

Isn’t it unsurprising that Tea is considered the most consumed beverage in the world? It only lags behind water….
It is because that the Tea shrub, also known as Camellia sinensis, produces one of the healthiest beverages known today. The level of oxidation of the leaves determines the type of tea. It is interesting to note that Green tea is made from un-oxidized leaves and is one of the less processed types of tea (with white tea the least).

Drinking Tea helps us to be healthy in different ways. It reduces the risk of getting heart attacks and also helps in protecting against cardiovascular and degenerative diseases. And also it helps fight free radicals too. Tea is high in oxygen radical absorbance capacity, which means it helps destroy free radicals (which can damage DNA) in the body. Besides boosting the immune system, Tea is said to brighten smiles. Japanese researchers have found the reason as to why Tea can decrease the tooth loss is because by changing the PH level in the mouth when it’s drunk; that prevents cavities.

Green Tea on the other hand brings its own unparalleled benefits to the table. As it is the least processed variety, it contains most antioxidants and beneficial polyphenols. Green Tea fights and may even prevent cell damage. And also believed to be an anti-aging brew, Green Tea can apparently also help with wrinkles and the signs of aging, thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties in addition to the antioxidants.

They have found out that Green Tea improves blood flow and lower cholesterol as well. It was found through a 2013 review of many studies that Green Tea helped prevent a range of heart related issues, from high blood pressure to congestive heart failure. This marvelous calorie free and sugar free beverage has proved that it helps to produce better health outcomes. With as few as 2-3 cups a day, the skin and body composition of the drinker is said to be on the path to improvement.

Green Tea brings to the table a host of its own unparalleled benefits. As it is the least processed variety, it contains most antioxidants and beneficial polyphenols. Packing a chock full of Catechins or antioxidants, Green tea fights and may even prevent cell damage. Believed to be an anti aging brew, Green tea can apparently also help with wrinkles and the signs of aging, thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties in addition to the antioxidants.

In addition, Green tea has been shown to improve blood flow and lower cholesterol. A 2013 review of many studies found Green tea helped prevent a range of heart-related issues, from high blood pressure to congestive heart failure. On the whole, this calorie free, sugar free beverage has proven to produce better health outcomes. With as few as 2-3 cups a day, the skin and body composition of the drinker is said to be on the path to improvement.