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Botanical Name: Camellia sinensis
Ancient Chinese legend, tea brewing began 5,000 years ago, during the Teng Dynasty of 618-907 A.D., white tea was a household staple, purchased in bricks and ground in a mortar. Japanese monks visiting China carried tea leaves home, inspiring the concept of ceremonial tea into the Japanese culture. The 4 o’clock tea ritual has become an institution in 17th century in England.
It symbolized status in ancient Chinese cultures, and was also the tonic for every illness.
Green tea for weight loss and burn fat is today one of the most popular herbs.
TEA LEAVES are reaped and begin to oxidize and ferment for standard teas, green tea leaves are steamed, roasted, or pan-fried almost immediately to prevent fermentation.
The most nutrient rich green tea, Japanese MATCHA, is stone-ground to a powder and steamed.
There are four varieties of tea produced from the Camellia Sinensis plant: BLACK, WHITE, GREEN and OOLONG. One of the benefits of Oolong and Green Tea is its ability to CHANGE THE RATE of your METABOLISM.
Green Tea Benefits
GREEN TEA leaves are packed with NUTRIENTS, vitamins A, D, E, C, B, B5, H, K, minerals manganese, zinc, chromium and selenium, powerful antioxidants called polyphenols that may constitute up to 30 percent of the dry leaf weight, so each cup is actually a tincture of tea polyphenols.
Researchers say (EGCG) epigallocatechin gallate is the most powerful catechin found in green tea, 20 to 35 mg in a single cup and it is 25 to 100 times more potent than vitamin C and E, one cup offers antioxidant effects greater than a serving of broccoli, spinach, carrots, or strawberries.
Modern medicine has confirmed green tea potential as a treatment against HEART and KIDNEY disease, OSTEOPOROSIS, STROKE, HYPERTENSION, CANCER (ovarian, prostate, brain, lung, colorectal and bladder cancers) and DIABETES!
Oolong Tea may Boost the Metabolism
Oolong tea may be one of the HEALTHIEST teas as it is fermented MORE than green tea but LESS than black tea, it has a history of health benefits including a reduction in all causes of mortality, lower BLOOD PRESSURE and reduction in chronic INFLAMMATION, is rich in ANTIOXIDANT POLYPHENOLS and may reduce your risk of HEART DISEASE.
Scientists found WEIGHT REGULATING CHEMICALS in tea, CATECHINS, which are commonly found in green and oolong varieties. The two most interesting have been EPIGALLOCATECHIN GALLATE (EGCG) and THEAFLAVINS. They found that oolong tea had an effect on the MODULATION of ENERGY BALANCE, FAT and CARBOHYDRATE metabolism. It also affected the liver activity, fat, muscle and pancreatic cells after ingestion due to its high levels of EGCG and theaflavins.
According to Dr. Joseph Mercola a Renowned naturopathic doctor “The catechins appeared to INHIBIT the development of fat by down-regulating gene expression and stimulating energy consumption in the mitochondria. Another noted mechanism was an enhanced noradrenaline-induced fat breakdown after drinking oolong tea water extract.”
Researchers identified increased INSULIN activity after consuming oolong tea, in addition to reduced PLASMA GLUCOSE, which had a positive effect on diabetic rats, they believe the tea could be an effective adjunct in the treatment of Type 2 DIABETES.
There are researches supporting the combination therapy of oral antihyperglycemic medications and oolong tea, which was more effective at lowering blood glucose than using medications alone. IMPROVED INSULIN UTILIZATION may reduce the risk of METABOLIC SYNDROME and Type 2 diabetes, both of which can assist with WEIGHT CONTROL.
Drinking a cup of tea daily may besides boosting your METABOLIC RATE, also to be a GREAT WAY toward improving your OVERALL HEALTH and well-being.
Oolong tea has also demonstrated the ability to lower the risk of BRAIN function decline, it is rich in THEANINE, which is believed to help improve attention and relieve anxiety.
Sold in loose tea, tea bag, or powder form. Seek out LOOSE Leaf tea to avoid plastic particles commonly found in bagged tea, store in an airtight container in a cool, dark, dry place away from aromatic spices or coffee, the tea may pick up their flavors and odors.
Paper tea bags are treated with epichlorohydrin, a chemical to prevent tears, which has been found to be a probable human carcinogen, it reacts with water to form 3-MCPD, another possible human carcinogen.
Look for the directions on the packaging.
- Use fresh, pure FILTERED WATER,
- In general, the tea should be steeped between 180 degrees and 200 degrees Fahrenheit for ONE to THREE minutes,
- Oolong teas can be used multiple times. You may be able to get up to five infusions out of a high-quality tea,
- Oolong tea tastes best with a SHORT infusion so it’s a good idea to taste it after the recommended time before deciding to steep it longer, the flavor can become too strong,
- COVER the tea while it steeps, so the oils don’t evaporate, and try drinking it without any additives such as milk or sugar, to keep the health benefits full strength,
- To prepare MATCHA tea, mix 1 teaspoon of powder with 2 ounces (59 ml) of hot — but not boiling — water. Use a whisk to make the mix,
- Choose ORGANIC teas, so they don’t have pesticides, etc. drink your favorites,
- Make sure you drink your tea lukewarm, hot beverages raise your risk of esophageal cancer,
- You can add 2 or 3 slices of ginger for a spicy flavor, and a powerful effect, if you like.
Drink it 5 days in a row and pause 1 or 2 days, just like with any herb, it has a stronger effect.
GREEN TEA is a POWERHOUSE of NUTRITION and HEALTH benefits that can help you a lot in achieving your WEIGHT LOSS, FAT LOSS and DETOX goals, QUICKLY.
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