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Wed, 07 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Here in part two of my examination of green tea, I'll look at the evidence for its use against gastrointestinal cancers and breast cancer. In each case, the news is good... Gastrointestinal Cancers A large population study from China involved 931 colon, 884 rectum and 451 pancreatic cancer patients. Compared to about 1,550 healthy patients, it found that consuming green tea was linked with a lower risk of these tumors.
Mon, 05 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Green tea is one of the most healthful beverages on the planet. It is a constant topic of medical studies around the world. It is ancient and its chemical properties make it potentially helpful in a range of conditions. This begins a multi-part article in which I examine how the ancient beverage helps battle many conditions, including cancer.
Fri, 12 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400According to the Tea Board of India, "Darjeeling Tea" means: tea which has been cultivated, grown, produced, manufactured and processed in tea gardens in the hilly areas of Sadar Sub-Division, only hilly areas of Kalimpong Sub-Division consisting of Samabeong Tea Estate, Ambiok Tea Estate, Mission Hill Tea Estate and Kumai Tea Estate and Kurseong Sub-Division excluding the areas in jurisdiction list 20,21,23,24,29,31 and 33 comprising Siliguri subdivision of New Chumta Tea Estate, Simulbari and Marionbari Tea Estate of Kurseong Police Station in Kurseong Sub-Division of the District of Darjeeling in the State of West Bengal, India grown on picturesque steep slopes up to 4000 ft.
Mon, 01 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Are you aware that during the Birkenstock boston Tea Bash, the actual teas that has been broke up with to the harbor was largely Oriental green tea herb? Properly, this specific wonderful cocktail has been around for millennia and contains been part of the Chinese diet regime ever since the ancient times. In these days, it really is extremely appreciated for its rewards. As much research noticed, the Chinese diet green tea carries a considerable amount of health benefits.
Wed, 29 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400There is a famous Chinese proverb, "Drinking a daily cup of tea will surely starve the apothecary." There is a lot of truth in this proverb. People since ancient times have been drinking tea as part of their daily routine. Some even like to open their eyes in the morning by sipping hot tea. The anti-depressant elements present in tea lends freshness and makes the mind more alert and perceptive to the surroundings.
Wed, 29 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400According to an article published in the August 2000 issue of the Archives of Dermatology, green tea is good for the skin as it contains polyphenols. Teas of all kinds, whether green or black, contain some antioxidants that contribute towards a healthier skin. High Mountain Oolong tea is a slightly more processed than green tea and slightly less processed than the traditional black tea. Hence, it combines the benefits of both.
Tue, 14 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400One of the most attractive aspects of the tea experience is to see the color changes that occur in the form of brewed tea. The surprising movement of mixing hues driven by the varieties of herbal tea is quite exciting in a traditional pottery or porcelain tea set. They become even more visually stimulating, through the transparency of a Chinese tea or a tea flower.
Fri, 03 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Kombucha is a Japanese word that means a tea like drink made by fermenting tea and sugar with kombucha culture. Kombucha first came from the far east likely China and the Chinese consumed at least for two thousand years. During Tsin dynasty in 221 BC the 1st use of kombucha was logged and that was known as tea of immortality.
Wed, 01 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Finely ground dried leaves added to boiling water and stirred with a bamboo rod: Here begins the early practice of tea drinking. In 2700 B.C., fresh leaves in hot water were consumed for medicinal purposes in China, but by 200 A.D., tea infusions became a common cultural activity, where the green leaves of wild trees were prepared as a beverage to be enjoyed daily. In this time, tea bushes were cultivated for their properties and a system of drying leaves and marketing infusions was developed.
Wed, 19 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400Puerh tea, as with any tea variety, can be bought at a local herbal health shop, or through herbal health stores online. Reports show that one cup of puerh tea a day could improve your health by providing a significant dose of antioxidants, which reduce cellular damage.
Sun, 28 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400Tea is the agricultural product of the leaves, leaf buds, and internodes of the Camellia sinensis plant, prepared and cured by various methods. "Tea" also refers to the aromatic beverage prepared from the cured leaves by combination with hot or boiling water, and is the common name for the Camellia sinensis plant itself. Although tea contains various types of polyphenols, "contrary to widespread belief, tea does not contain tannic acid."
Sun, 28 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400The word is believed to be derived from catty, the Chinese pound, equal to about a pound and a third avoirdupois. The earliest examples that came to Europe were of Chinese porcelain, and approximated in shape to the ginger-jar. They had lids or stoppers likewise of china, and were most frequently blue and white. The English kilns at first imitated them, but speedily devised forms and ornament of their own, and there was hardly a ceramic factory in the country which did not compete for the supply of the new fashion. Until about 1800 they were called tea canisters rather than caddies.
Thu, 25 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400White tea is thought to offer anti-inflammatory, anti-collagenase, anti-elastase and anti-oxidant effects. These may help to lessen the risk of the development of heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, cancers, and may even lessen wrinkling of the skin.
Fri, 05 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500While this press may have been warranted - green tea has been proven to be beneficial to your wellness - it is certainly not the only tea worth sipping. White tea, for instance, is just as good for you and, in some instances, may even be more beneficial than its green counterpart.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500A cup of premium white tea is becoming more common as more people come to appreciate its delicate taste and exceptional health benefits. White tea is an ancient Asian tea, once reserved for more refined affairs in China. Green tea, also long valued for its medicinal and healthful properties, has become a modern staple for many Westerners. But the more subtle pre
Sun, 31 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500One of the simple pleasures that nearly anyone can enjoy is sipping a cup of hot tea and settling into a favorite chair with a good book. There have been many books that mention tea in their prose. Following is a selection of some of the best literary mentions of tea, and suggestions of loose teas that you might want to try to recreate the feeling in the scenes.
Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Green tea is considered as the "true" tea that has undergone minimal oxidation during processing. Experts believe that the secret of green tea is the fact that it is rich in catechin polyphenols such as epigallocatechin gallate or EGCG; this is a powerful anti-oxidant which inhibits the growth of cancer cells and kills cancer cells without harming healthy body tissues and also believe that chemical compounds in green tea are effective in lowering LDL cholesterol levels as well as inhibiting abnormal formation of blood clots.
Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500I'm sure you've heard about green teas. And you've probably have had your share of iced teas. But have you tried flower teas? Never? With the mad rush to drink green tea as recommended by every fitness and healthy living nut, it's no wonder that flower teas and its benefits are paid little attention.
Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500The art of drinking and serving tea, which many call as "Chinese tea ceremony" plays a very vital role in China. In fact, the ritual of preparing tea has held a special place in the hearts and minds of the Chinese. Although the ceremony emphasizes the tea, the overall style of tea drinking is still of great importance. Chinese teapots and tea cups are highly needed and each piece plays a role distinct from the other.
Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Demand for high quality loose leaf tea is experiencing strong growth and for those interested in high quality loose tea, more information will aid in decision making. Critical elements in the process include:
Sat, 16 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500After water, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world and there are good reasons for this popularity. One of the most popular forms of tea is green tea and there are a number of reasons why so many people enjoy this beverage. First, green tea is flavorful and there are many varieties of green tea. The difference between teas is the amount of oxidation that the leaves are exposed to. Green tea is not oxidized meaning the enzymes in the tea leaf are not exposed to any oxygen found in the air. By contrast, black tea is fully oxidized and oolong tea is partially oxidized. When dealing with tea taste is a matter of degree and a function of oxidation.
Sat, 16 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Almost everyone enjoys a first-class meal in a four star hotel or restaurant; the memory of a fine dining experience is one that lasts. With a friend or loved one spending 2-3 hours in a first-class establishment can mark an anniversary, promotion, engagement, birthday or any number of occasions that deserve remembrance. Sitting in a richly paneled dining room with soft light, low music, a fine wine and delicious food topped by world-class service and a breathtaking view is a very pleasurable experience. If the meal is prepared and served correctly, very few diners will object to the high cost of the meal-indeed, many people believe a higher price reinforces the quality of the meal.
Sat, 16 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500For the tea drinker, visiting a well run tea room or high quality hotel or restaurant that serves high quality loose leaf tea can be a very enjoyable experience. In addition to the taste and sense of well being and serenity that high quality loose leaf tea offers, the tea drinker can also enjoy the value added benefits that tea resellers add.
Sat, 16 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500In recent years, new emphasis has been placed on the therapeutic benefits of drinking tea. Of course, there are many different varieties of tea that a consumer can choose from. As a result, unless you've really studied the issue, you may not know one kind of tea from another.
Sat, 16 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Black tea has become a favorite beverage of people around the globe-therefore, it's hardly surprising that a number of people are searching for the best black tea blend they can find. Thankfully, because of the wide variety of black tea options on the market, there are plenty of blends from which to choose.