The Plant Behind “Real” Tea


Known for its immense popularity, Chinese tea has been studied for its role in so many health effects from helping in weight control to thwarting diseases.  Tea is one of the most popular drinks in Asia and gradually gain its popularity globally.  Let’s look at the plant behind “real” tea. There are four main types – green, black, white, Oolong and Pu’er or pu-erh – in Chinese tea...

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Medicinal Floral Teas For thousands of years, the Chinese have been drinking medicinal floral teas and using herbs brewed into tisanes for medicinal benefits. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), herbal remedies are one of the four pillars for health and the treatment of diseases. While the word "tea" is used to describe herbal beverages, technically beverages made from herbs are ca...

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Researchers have discovered a new health benefit linked to tea, or rather the leaves of the tea plant (Camellia sinensis) to be exact. Tea's Newest Contribution to Health can be producing safe, non-toxic quantum dots. The safety of these tea-leaf produced quantum dots has generated a lot of excitement among scientists. In the world of medicine, quantum dots show promise in the treatmen...

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