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Green tea

Green tea

Green tea carry micronutrients that feed the human immune system and strengthen body cells. When the immune system becomes stronger, tissue and cell repair is enhanced in a way that the body retains the ability to heal itself.

This is due to the free radical capturing (antioxidant), invigorating (caffeine), detoxifying, antibacterial properties of tea, as well as the vitamins and mineral products therein. Moreover, the content of caffeine is low. Tea extract has been shown to have veridical activity against polio, influenza and herpes simplex virus.

Green tea catechins exert antimicrobial and antiviral activities against a variety of infectious agents. Although the detailed mechanism of the antimicrobial activity of tea catechins remains to be explored, the broad-spectrum activity of catechins may involve common target(s), such as the cell membrane, in addition to specific targets for each pathogen.

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What is Tea?

What is Tea?

Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the tea plant, Camellia Sinensis. After water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. It has a cooling, slightly bitter, astringent flavor that many people enjoy. Tea has been promoted for having a variety of positive health benefits. Tea has originated in Yunnan, China during the Shang Dynasty (1500 BC–1046 BC) as a medicinal drink.

There are lot of health benefits of tea consumption on human beings. Tea in general and green tea in particular has long been valued by human beings throughout the world for its medicinal properties. A good number of animal and clinical studies suggest that chemical constituents in tea play an important role in contributing overall human health.

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