Green Tea has acquired the best place among healthy beverages due to its amazing health benefits. People started incorporating this tea into their daily routine.
What is it actually?
Green Tea is a plant distinguished as ‘Camelia Sinensis’, the same plant from where we get normal tea, only the extraction process differs.
These leaves are slightly dried and steamed, not fermented. So that the antioxidants remain in the leaves itself.
It contains Caffeine, Catechins, Polyphenols, Tannins, Vitamins – B2, C, E, Folic acid, Potassium, Manganese, Calcium, Fluorine, etc. It contains few calories per cup, considered as zero calories.
What are the Health Benefits Of Green Tea?
Weight Loss: Catechins present in tea increases metabolism.
Strengthens Immune System: The antioxidants present in it boosts immune system thus fights against infections.
Skin Care: Protects your skin from acne, sun damage, fine lines & wrinkles.
Hair Health: It blocks Dihydrotestosterone, the major cause of hair loss.
Prevents Cancer: The powerful antioxidant present in green tea protects cells from oxidative damage.
Depression: Theanine – an amino acid present in green tea gives tranquilizing effect.
Blood Pressure: Regular intake of this tea lower risk of high blood pressure.
Dental Health: Fluorine present in this tea prevents tooth decay and also reduces bad breath.
Brain Health: The Bioactive ingredients in green tea protects brain cells from dying, delays the process of memory loss.
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How to Make Green Tea?
The key ingredients required for the preparation
Green tea leaves
Boil a cup of water.
Switch off the flame and add 1 tsp of Green Tea leaves.
Allow it to stand for 5 mins.
Now filter the ingredients and add 1 tsp of Lemon and 1 tsp of Honey. Mix them thoroughly.
Consume this for 2-3 cups per day.
Don’t consume more than 4 cups a day.
Never consume tea with the empty stomach. It increases acidity.
Don’t consume tea which is refrigerated.
Consume within one hour after preparation.