According to a study published in Nature on June 5, 1997 by a team from the Medical College of Ohio, green tea has anticancer properties.
You may not be aware that for more than three thousand years, tea has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Today, numerous scientific studies show its antioxidant properties which reinforce the defenses and protect the body from free radicals.
But to have these virtues, the tea must be of excellent quality. Did you know?
The tea plant, which belongs to the family of the Camellias, was classified by the botanist Linné in 1753 under the name of Camellia Sinensis.
The great variety of teas that exist is due to the different cultivation conditions, climatology, and production process.
This millenary plant has very particular characteristics, do you want to know them?
It is a plant rich in constituents
The tea contains more than 350 constituents, of which, 40% are carbohydrates, 20% proteins, 2% lipids and 9% minerals (manganese, potassium, magnesium, fluoride) in addition to vitamins, such as B (B1, B2, B3) or vitamin C in green tea.
It also has tannins, whose effects on the organism are moderate due to the presence of polyphenols.
It has a great anticancer effect
According to a study published in Nature on June 5, 1997 by a team from the Ohio College of Physicians, green tea has anticancer properties and is capable of preventing prostate cancer.
It is a powerful anti-cholesterol medication
For 2 months, 55 of them took 15 grams of puerh cha tea (puerh red tea) in 3 doses.
The rest, 31 patients, received a classic treatment.
Medicinal properties of tea
On March 18, 1995, the British Medical Journal published a study by two Japanese researchers, in which they regularly examined the population of a small city in Japan and in which green tea was included among their eating habits.
Out of a population of more than 1,000 people over the age of 40, the total level of cholesterol and triglycerides was lower among large tea drinkers, with an increase in good cholesterol and a decrease in bad cholesterol, ie a reduction in the risk of thrombosis.
A conclusion about tea and health
Thousands of years ago they know this plant and it seems that it has not gone wrong.
In short, magic and surprise surround this unusual plant. What do you think?