In Ancient China, they called tea, “[that which] is cold and lowers fire.” Inflammation was known as “fire” in China, which is understandable given inflammation's symptoms (feeling of heat, redness, and etc.) But the Ancient Chinese knew tea heals your body in many more ways – here's a bit about the health benefits of tea and what scientists have found.
Traditional Chinese Medicine holds that tea can cure inflammation, cancer, metabolic syndrome, diseases of the heart, and more. Does science back up these claims? Yes!