Some researchers believe that the first known tea, was white. According to the legend, known to the farmer, learning new plants, tried some of them on taste, and he became very ill. He lay down under a tree, from which fell a drop of juice directly into his mouth, after which he was completely healed. The tree under which lay the farmer, was tea. Learned about the miraculous healing of many learned how to brew it and began to use the leaves to prepare a medicinal drink. Today, white tea is grown and produced in Africa, India, Sri Lanka and, of course, China.
Types of white tea
Essentially, white tea, which is also used for weight loss, is sun-dried top leaves and buds of the plant. Its name derives from the silvery white hairs on the buds that Continue reading
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The features and advantages of white tea
The history of the drink has almost 9 centuries. About 150 years ago to produce this type of tea in China brought a special variety of tea bushes. They are planted at altitudes of up to 2 thousand meters above sea level. Tea leaves and buds for the production of luxury white tea is harvested by hand. Its name, this type is received by the color of tea buds, which are covered with fine white hairs. In the production process raw material is subjected to a weak fermentation.
In China, white tea is called the drink of youth and health. It is rich in
vitamins C, A, E, PP and group b, as well as antioxidants, amino acids and trace elements. The content of nutrients this kind of ahead of both green and black tea. This is because the tea leaves and buds are not heat-treated. White tea contains minimal amounts of caffeine.
The benefits of white tea body doubtless, it helps:
to get rid of chronic fatigue;
to clean the walls of blood vessels bad cholesterol;
to normalize Continue reading
Hibiscus tea: uses, benefits and harms to the body
Hibiscus tea — one of the most popular and delicious tea drinks. Nowadays it is grown on plantations in the Sudan and Egypt, where its production is carefully harvested hibiscus petals.
In Arab countries hibiscus is the Foundation of the home
kit, remedy any disease. The main purpose of tea — used as antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, as well as lowering blood pressure means.
Red tint give the drink a special substances — anthocyanins — sources of vitamin P, is able to tone the walls of blood vessels.
The unique properties of tea lies in the fact that they are different depending on the method of administration of the drink — – hot or cold.
Useful properties of hibiscus
Benefit to the organism caused by the richest set of nutrients contained in the beverage made from hibiscus. Among them — antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins and minerals, bioflavonoids, Continue reading