Green Tea : History & Health Benefits
First of all you need to know what is green Tea?
Green tea means the tea made from unfermented tea leaves which is pale in color and bitter in flavour. It is also called as “Camellia Sinensis”. All types of tea plants are of the same type. But there are changes in the tea due to the soil, atmospheric effects of different regions. The level of oxidation present in the leaves determines the type of tea. The taste of green tea resembles grass or fish smell. “Herbal tea” is very different from green tea. Herbal tea is a combination of various varieties of oxidants. So you can find a lot of difference between green tea and herbal tea.
Green Tea History:
The green tea crop was first originated in China four thousand years ago. It is now famous for its Asian continent and produced all over the world. We can find green tea in India, Japan, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Hawaii in fact, 260 of the worlds 380 plus varieties of tea can be found in Yunnan. Now it is used as a traditional medicine in the Asian continent. The original green tea was discovered by Shennong.
Where To Get Green Tea?
Green Tea is found everywhere in supermarket and even in restaurants it is available. It is currently being sold in tea bags and also sold in leaf form too.
How To Make Green Tea?
Firstly boil the water and pour the hot water into the cup. Add tea leaves to it. Wait for at-least three minutes. We can see, the color becomes dark and discolored. adding sugar or milk is dependent on your taste.
Health Benefits Of Green Tea:
- A freshly-tested study found that many vitamins that are good for health are present in green tea.The study found that daily intake of green tea can reduce the level of bad cholesterol in the body and can help you burn fat and reduces the weight loss .
- Green tea may help prevent us from cancer. Cardiovascular diseases, cancer, abdominal diseases, mental stress and macrophages are common among many young people today. Green tea is some form of divine medicine for the prevention of these early diarrhoea.
- Green tea contains catechins, polyphenolic exacerbates that are thought to apply various defensive impacts, especially on the cardiovascular system.
- Drinking green tea all the time reduces heart stoke.
- The anti-inflammatory properties of green tea improve growth of hair.
- Green tea has anti-oxidants that help in boosting the immune system of the human body, thus helping you fight against germs or infections.
- It helps keep your blood pressure low by reducing angiotensin, which leads to high blood pressure.
- Green tea is great for keeping your skin youthful and it adds a glow to your face.