7 Benefits of Tea

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Is tea better than coffee? Tea is the beverage made when the processed leaves of the tea plant are infused with boiling water. Green tea is made from the tips of the shrub Camellia sinensis, black tea is made from fermented dried leaves. An essential oil, called tea absolute, is distilled from black tea. Both are used for medicinal purposes.

Top 7 Benefits of Tea

  • 1. Acts on the nervous system to control the respiratory and digestive systems. The tea may help in the treatment of diarrhea, hepatitis, and gastroenteritis.
  • 2. The flavonoids in tea may destroy bacteria and viruses.
  • 3. Teas astringent properties make tea bags useful for minor injuries and insect bites.
  • 4. The leaves of green and black tea may be beneficial in the prevention of heart disease ans stroke.
  • 5. Green tea may help prevent cancer if it consumed on a regular basis.
  • 6. Provides folic acid, some potassium, and magnesium.
  • 7. Contains flouride which will help with dental issues.

Concerns:

  • It can prevent the absorption of iron and interfere with the effectiveness of sedative drugs.
  • Drinking tea to excess can cause constipation, indigestion, dizziness, palpation’s, irritability, and  insomnia.

So next time you’re about to order that coffee drink, try a tea instead.  Take care of you health its you’re responsibility. 

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  1. Shana Verdugo says:

    Hmmm. Tea is a diurectic, so you have to be sure to drink more water. The caffiene in tea also interferes with calcium absorbtion, so is it really worth it? How about just plain old water or an herbal tea? Just a thought.

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  2. Jinny says:

    Super post, Need to mark it on Digg
    Thank you

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