Green Tea: Benefits & Uses


The health benefits of green tea 1. Green tea is known as one of the healthiest drinks in the world. It was discovered in
Ancient China in the year 2737 B.C. Drinking this every day has some powerful health benefits
for the human body. 2. Green tea leaves are taken from the plant known as Cammelia sinesis. These can be used
fresh or dried and are steeped in hot water to make a herbal tea. 3. Many people use green tea for acne and
as a powerful skin healer. Green tea leaves release polyphenols into the water which are
anti-inflammatory. You can also apply cold green tea to the skin with a cotton ball to
quickly dry out pimples and spots. 4. If you are trying to lose weight then it is recommended to drink herbal teas regularly.
Green tea contains antioxidants such as (EGCG) which help the body to balance its blood sugars
and tap into your own fat reserves for energy. Green tea also has small amounts of caffeine
which can boost the metabolism and activate a higher rate of fat burning. 5. You can also purchase a concentrated form
of green tea which is called Matcha Tea. This is grown differently and contains a higher
amount of chlorophyll. This is the green pigment found in plants which helps to detoxify the
liver, and remove harmful toxins from the body. 6. If you suffer with a lack of mental focus
or find yourself feeling drained often, then drinking green tea can help. Green tea contains
small subtle amounts of caffeine. This compound helps the brain to make faster connections
between neurons. This means that you can focus better and get rid of brain fog naturally. 7. The drink contains a vast amount of phytochemicals
such as polyphenols and flavonoids which help to fight disease at the cellular level. Many
people drink green tea to help their body in fighting cancer or radiation sickness. 8. As we get older, dangerous free radicals
can cause damage to the body. If left unchecked they lead to faster aging and a higher risk
of cancer, eye disorders, diabetes and many more illnesses. The phytochemicals found in
green tea destroy free radicals from the body, helping you to stay healthy. 9. If you do not like the taste of green tea
you can purchase green tea capsules or tablets. These are easier to take on the go and are
a great way to boost your health. 10. Applying a cold compress soaked in green tea to the eyes can reduce puffiness and bags.
It also soothes eye strain and tension if they feel itchy or dry. 11. The catechins found in green tea can fight
the bacteria which causes bad breathe and plaque in the mouth. Drinking 1-2 cups a day
can help to keep your mouth healthy. 12. You can find many green tea shampoos and conditioners in health stores. These help
to prevent dandruff and promote a healthy scalp and hair. 13. Green tea can help to prevent heart disease
by balancing cholesterol levels. Taking supplements is an effective way to aid in protecting the
cardiovascular system. 14. Studies in Japan have shown that drinking green tea each day can increase lifespan by
multiple years. For this reason, we recommend switching soda and sugary drinks to green
tea to see some excellent health results. 15. After consuming this wonderful tea for a couple of weeks, you will notice higher
energy levels and greater mental clarity. The nutrients and phytochemicals are absorbed
by the body and used to promote healing over time, so stick with this. 16. If you suffer with type 2 diabetes then
consider taking green tea often. Studies show that this can improve insulin sensitivity
and help the body to balance its blood sugars naturally. 17. A green tea footbath can be used to treat
athletes’ foot. Soaking the feet often in this destroys the foot fungus and helps to
heal the affected skin. 18. The EGCG nutrients found in green tea mentioned earlier, are also shown to reduce
the risk of Parkinson’s disease. 19. Gargling with green tea can help to heal a sore throat if you have a cold. You can
also hold green tea in the mouth to reduce bleeding gums after a tooth is removed. 20. It is highly recommended for teenage girls
to drink green tea during their development. Green tea has been shown to fight HPV infections
and reduce the growth of abnormal cells in the cervix. 21. Green tea helps to cleanse the digestive
system and the colon. This helps you to use the toilet regularly and reduce the risk of
colon cancer, especially with age. 22. Adults who drink green tea daily have a 50 percent less chance of developing depression
and mood disorders. The phytochemicals help to keep the brain sharp, healthy and emotionally
peaceful. 23. If you do suffer with stress often then be sure to get this into your diet. Soothing
herbal teas are a great way to unwind and relax the mind and nervous system. 24. Green tea or matcha powder is sometimes
used in baking delicious desserts. These are for indulgence only and should not be overdone. 25. Do not underestimate the power of green
tea, or it’s more concentrated form called Matcha. It may be one of the best decisions
you ever made in drinking this regularly To learn more about nutritious foods and herbal teas, please see our other videos. Thank you very much for listening, a like is always appreciated and remember to subscribe
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