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The Natural medicinal magic of Green Tea

The Natural medicinal magic of Green Tea

October 6th, 2012
Nutrition

Tea is often associated with being a beverage that helps kick start your mornings. In different cultures, the duration and time of consuming this beverage varies. But one thing that is a constant among tea consumers world over is the morning ritual of enjoying a steaming hot cuppa while reading the newspaper or watching television or perhaps while having breakfast.

What most of us don’t know is besides doing a whole good to our dull, dreary work morning,
tea is a fantastic antioxidant containing healing and medicinal properties.  Teas have been known to be beneficial in various forms and ways. Varied tea leaf sizes and varieties have properties that prove to benefit us in different aspects of life.

Black tea depending on the variety may or may not be beneficial, but there is one kind of this beverage which whenever consumed always seems to benefit. Green tea is the lightest and most common available tea variety that is not only rich in antioxidants but is an excellent aid in the process of digestion.

Green tea breaks down food into molecules that helps ease and fasten the digestion process and leaves you feeling extremely light. It helps prevent nausea, restlessness and indigestion that occur when food is consumed in excess or rapidly.

Known to the Chinese for over a 100 years now, Green tea is often looked at for its medicinal and healing properties. It has a host of benefits that helps keep the human body and mind balanced.

What makes Green tea so special?

1) Prevents Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

2) Helps in the prevention of breast cancer

3) Reduces the chances of heart diseases and attacks.

4) Increases metabolism and helps oxidize fat molecules.

5) Rich in antioxidants, it also helps reduce the ageing process

Making that perfect brewed cup of green tea

·        Boil water in a kettle for about 5 mins

·        Dip the tea bag water or drizzle in the tea leaves and let it stay for about two minutes.

·        Strain the water into a cup.

·        Whiff in the goodness of a natural, healthy and extremely light beverage that irrespective of how much ever consumed can never prove to be a deterrent to your well being.

A daily dose of 2 cups of green tea is said to ward of those wrinkles and leave you ageing gracefully and naturally.

Embrace a change. Don’t just drink tea. Lead yourself to a lifestyle that not only satiates your taste buds but equally quenches your well being’s thirst of health, stability and balance.

Is  drinking Green Tea a part of your daily routine? Drop in a line and tell us what do you think of this health potion

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