Tea has Three Treasures
Tea has three treasures
History flows in the cups for thousands of years. Chinese people never used tea as a simple drink, but a healthy “tea”. In the Tang Dynasty there is “tea for the disease of medicine,” the argument, later on this doubly respected. Modern research so that people opened the mystery of tea, found the “three treasures.”
The first treasure: tea prevent cancer
The bitterness and astringency of tea comes from tea tannin (tea polyphenols). It accounts for 40% to 60% of the soluble ingredients of tea. Tea tannin, but tea in the “first great hero”, first of all, it can antioxidant, improve immunity, for many cancers, including lung cancer, esophageal cancer, liver cancer, colon cancer and other preventive effect. Second, tea tannin can regulate blood lipids, weight loss and baking effect. Once again, tea tannin can strengthen micro vascular activity, increase the body’s absorption of nutrients. Finally, tea tannins have the effect of lowering blood sugar and preventing smoking damage.
The second treasure: caffeine refreshing
The study found that tea soluble ingredients, 8% -10% of caffeine. Caffeine can diuretic, accelerate the body of waste discharge, as well as stimulate the central nervous system, refreshing effect. In addition, it can increase metabolism, promote muscle contraction. However, the longer the tea bubble, the more caffeine exudation. Sleep bad people, people who are prone to emotional fluctuations, pregnant women and other less drink better.
Third treasure: theanine strong memory
Theanine is a unique free amino acid in tea. The taste of sweet and sour in tea is what it brings. Theanine is the most in new tea and decreases with the fermentation process. Studies have found that theanine can significantly promote the central brain dopamine release, improve the physiological activity of dopamine in the brain. So it can make people happy, while enhancing memory, improve learning ability. In addition, theanine also have blood pressure, calm emotions, ease the role of physical and mental fatigue.