March 31, 2011

Loose Green Tea Beneficial Effects

Have you heard that loose green tea will accelerate metabolism and weight loss. Some experts say that loose green tea decreases the risk of cancer, especially stomach and colon cancer.

Why does green tea help to accelerate metabolism?

Loose green tea will stimulate the liver and the whole digestive systems;
• Regulating movement of bowel;
• Counteracting stress, one of the factors contributing to excess weight;
• Unlocks the kidney, so preventing water retention;
• Reducing formation of cholesterol.

Properties of Loose Green Tea

Loose green tea is prepared differently from other teas, whose leaves are left to ferment.
After collection, green tea leaves are dried immediately, thus obtaining a lower content of theine (caffeine).  This makes green tea much less stimulating than black tea.
Another benefit of collecting and drying green tea leaves is that loose green tea has a high content of vitamins and minerals. 

Beneficial Effects Of Loose Green Tea

• Combat the effects of aging – Green tea is known for effectively combating the effects of aging.

• Has diuretic and detoxifying properties – Another beneficial effect of loose green tea is that it is diuretic and detoxifying.  Green tea is used successfully in the treatment of weight loss.  Drinking green tea on a regular basis also maintains low levels of triglycerides and cholesterol.

• Reduces risk of decay – another substance contained in green tea is fluorine, which helps maintain healthy teeth.

• Regulates digestion – Green tea has a laxative effect.  Loose green tea is recommended by doctors in cases of chronic constipation.

To prepare an infusion of loose green tea, boil a liter of water.  Remove from heat and add one teaspoon of loose green tea.  Recommended daily amount consumption is 2-3 cups of green tea per day, preferably before 5 pm.  Drinking loose green tea after 5 pm can cause insomnia or affect sleep quality. Please pay attention when you steep your tea infusion. 

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Anonymous said...

I am taking warfarin and was told to drink white tea instead of green,as I was a regular drinker of green tea. Having checked white tea, I see that it is a blood thinner, but that isn't mentioned in your information on loose green tea. I am confused.

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