The State of California’s harsh view on coffee made headlines this week. Meanwhile, health experts and celebrities are touting the benefits of matcha green tea as one of the world’s best beverages for your taste buds and your body.
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I am always amazed at the many unusual foods available from the various places around the world, and of course, how they benefit humans. From Thailand and Southeast Asia, comes the Butterfly Pea Flower, that has been used in medicine, cooking and teas for thousands of years.
Many ancient cultures have relied on herbal teas for nourishment, healing, and comfort. Herbal teas provide a flavorful alternative to drinks containing caffeine like coffee and many other teas for the caffeine sensitive.
Homemade detox tea recipes are easy to make, and they have the added benefit of losing weight. Weight loss is not rocket science, as it logically involves eating less, eating healthier and boosting daily exercise. You can however, start slowly getting into your own weight loss program by introducing fruits and herbs that will cleanse your liver gently and help you shed that extra weight.
Anxiety is a terribly uncomfortable state of being which can be very costly for your productivity. Tranquilizers to treat anxiety generally cause more harm than good due to side effects. Effective herbal remedies for anxiety are therefore far more desirable than taking pills for this condition.
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.
Consumers are used to hearing about the weight loss and antioxidant virtues of green tea extract, but evidence that this natural remedy can have a positive effect on cholesterol has been short changed. Now a new study has found that green tea extract can be beneficial for women concerned about their cholesterol.
A variety of teas can be used to help relieve the symptoms of constipation. However, too much of some teas can actually cause constipation or other undesirable reactions, so it’s good to know what to look for when shopping for teas for treating constipation.