Green Tea: Health Benefits

Green tea, native to China and India, has been consumed and hailed for its health benefits for centuries globally┬ábut has only recently gained popularity in the United States.Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world behind water. However, 78 percent of the tea consumed worldwide is black and only about 20 percent is green. … Continue reading Green Tea: Health Benefits

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Tea Chemistry: Health & Caffeine

Throughout tea's history, it has been associated with significant health benefits beyond its delicious taste and aroma. Modern studies indicate that these healing properties may have a scientific basis, as consumption of tea appears to: Enhancing immune function Decrease LDL cholesterol levels/increase HDL cholesterol levels Lower blood pressure Lessen risk of heart attack Lower risk … Continue reading Tea Chemistry: Health & Caffeine

Herbal Teas

Since the beginning, people have been using teas in the form of a hot beverage as well as a remedy. Available records suggest that people in China have been drinking tea┬ásince 4,700 years back. Although several features of the Chinese culture reached Japan roughly about 600 C.E. (Common Era, which is the same as A.D.), … Continue reading Herbal Teas