Saturday, October 17, 2009

Green Tea For Your Life

Green tea has always been, and remains today, the most popular type of tea from China where most historians and botanists believe the tea plant originated throughout all of Asia.The plant of which leaves and buds we make the famous green tea is called Camellia sinensis (“sinensis” means “Chinese” in Latin), an evergreen shrub or a small tree that is usually trimmed to below 2 m when cultivated for its leaves. It grows at 4000 m altitude in Himalaya. The Camellia sinensis flowers are yellow-white, 3-4 cm in diameter and with 7-8 petals.

The Chinese have known about the medicinal green tea benefits since ancient times, using it to treat everything from headaches to depression. Recently green tea has been receiving much attention. As a result, we now have several green tea medical reports and studies by accredited institutions concluding that Green Tea contains many healthful and healing properties. Drinking green tea has been shown to provide the human body with various health enhancing components.

Green tea, recognized worldwide for its therapeutic properties, contains powerful flavonoids called catechins. The chief catechin in green tea is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which is a powerful antioxidant with anti-inflammatory, cholesterol lowering, fat burning and other beneficial properties. Benefits of green tea and its effects were discovered 4,000 years ago and since then has been considered a wonder drink!

Explore more powerful green tea benefits on human health.

In this early invention, green tea has been proved to be a good medicine for breast cancer. It had been tried to a mouse which had a breast cancer, and fortunately the cancer can't spread, and it became smaller. You can try it for sure.

Precaution :
Do not take green tea without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant
Do not take green tea without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. Green tea contains a large amount of caffeine, which may cause restlessness, sleep disorders, and other effects in breast-feeding infants....
Note: The information provided on this site is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition.

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