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Aug 6, 2010

Health Benefits Of Herbal Tea

One of the many health benefits of drinking herbal tea is that it can offer protection against heart disease and cancer, it has also been reported that it can protect against some age related memory impairments such as Alzheimer’s. This is because of the fact that tea is a good source of flavonoids.  Flavonoids are the type of compounds that occur in most vegetables and fruits, they have very powerful antioxidant properties similar to those of antioxidant vitamins C and E. Tea itself is supposed to have twice the antioxidant power in just one

Herbal Tea provides Anti-viral, Anti-inflammatory. Anti-bacterial and Anti-allergenic benefits. Some herbal teas are believed to have anti-cancer properties and are especially good for gastric, esophageal and skin cancers. They may even help in lowering cholesterol. Herbal Tea is also rich in various vitamins and, for smokers, it helps to discharge nicotine out of the system.

Health Benefits Of Black Tea
Black tea relaxes and expands arteries, thus it helps to increase blood flow to heart.
Black tea increases the amount of flavonoids in the blood.
It improves the function of arteries and that results in less risk of having cancer. It is also able to stop the oxidation which causes damage to DNA and turn normal cells into cancer cells.
Black tea is also helpful in prevention of tooth decay and it also has bacteria killing property. It contains fluoride and works better than the antibiotic tetracycline. It fights bacteria in the mouth that causes gum disease and cavity causing bacteria.
Black tea contains high levels of antioxidants, some of which are called polyphenols and catechins. All of which take on the “free radicals” in the body and prevent body from harming the healthy cells on board.
Drinking this type of tea can be helpful to lower the blood pressure
Tea is helpful to lower the cholesterol level thus it results to less risk of heart attacks
Drinking black tea may helpful to prevent cavities of Parkinson’s disease.
People who drink black tea have stronger bones.
You may able to boost to fight against flu if you drink black tea regularly.
It is helpful to improve your memory.

Health Benefits of Green Tea

For centuries, doctors, healers and tea drinkers have known that green tea possesses remarkable healing properties. Today, after decades of research, it’s become apparent that green tea truly is a “steaming cup of medicine.” The results of hundreds of studies performed by top scientists at leading universities and research centers demonstrate that green tea, even in moderate amounts, may help ward off or combat a variety of ailments by:

  • Boosting the immune system
  • Regulating cholesterol levels
  • Fighting the build-up of sticky plaque in the arteries
  • Interfering with the cancer process
  • Assisting in weight loss
  • Fighting harmful bacteria and viruses
  • Protectingthe body against free radical damage
So go ahead and enjoy a great cup of tea!
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