It comes from China and it is becoming more and more popular in other places in the world because of it health benefits. It is considered one of the healthiest plants on the planet. Green tea has many medicinal properties that are still not explored. But it also has scientifically proved benefits that are worth starting your day with a cup of it.
green tea contains caffeine, so it it increases concentration same as coffee. It has even
better impact on concentration than coffee, because of the presence of theanine that has calming effect on the brain and can also improve the mood.
PREVENTING SEVERAL TYPES OF CANCER
Green tea contains huge amount of compounds that have anticancer powers. People who regularly drink it have a significantly lower risk of several types of cancer like bladder, esophagus, ovary and pancreas.
REDUCES THE RISK OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE
Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder that carries symptoms such as tremor, rigidity and poor balance. It is considered as incurable disease although there is a way to ease the symptoms.
Drinking 1-4 cups of green tea a day can keep you away from this disease. Green tea is also considered effective in treating the disease.
FAT IN THE BLOOD
Fat in the blood is one of the main causes constriction of blood vessels and ultimately heart attacks.. Green tea is one of the natural remedies that has the ability to reduce fat and cholesterol in the blood.
Initial studies show that green tea speeds up metabolism and fat burning and helps with weight loss. It should be addition to healthy nutrition and regular excersize.
Green tea is a relatively safe natural remedy, but can affect other drugs by boosting or reducing their impact. It is not recommended to use it with any kind of medication, or you should at least if you do. You should also be careful and don’t drink too much of green tea. Don’t drink more than 5 cups a day because too much caffeine can make you nervous and affect your sleep. During pregnancy and lactation not more than 2 cups a day.