Green Tea Herbal Remedies
Green tea is beneficial for the cardiovascular system, lowering cholesterol and preventing platelet clumping. It has antibacterial and antioxidant properties. It also confers cancer prevention. It is used as a mouthwash to prevent plaque formation and tooth-decay. Green tea is antiviral and ulcer protective, as well as having the ability to lower blood glucose. The tea is drunk in many countries to help relieve diarrhea, reduce pain, and invigorate the mind and nervous system. It is the second most popular drink in the world, after water. Green Tea has a taste of ASTRINGENT, AROMATIC and a temperature of WARM.
Green Tea Proper Dose
|Green Tea Extract||1-2 tablets daily|
|Green Tea Infusion||1-3 cups daily|
Green Tea Reference Information
|Latin Name||Camellia sinensis|
|Other Names||Chinese tea|
|Herb Forms||Tea bag, capsule, tablet, bulk herb.|
|Affects||Cardiovascular system, Nervous system|
|Cautions||Not recommended for excessive or long-term use or for people who experience heart palpitations. If drinking the tea causes you to experience insomnia or anxiety, you can purchase both decaffeinated tea and standardized extract.|
|Botanical Info||A shrub with elliptical glossy green leaves; widely cultivated in China and other parts of Asia.|
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