Herbal green tea is a US FDA approved health drink that is use as health supplement. Green tea is prepared by steaming and pan-frying the Camellia Sinensis leaves along with drying them. Green tea is not fermented and maintain an important molecules called as polyphenols. It comes with many benefits and contain caffeine. Green tea is made with dried leaves and leaf buds are use to make several different teas that includes black and oolong teas. Herbal green tea is sometimes as use for high cholesterol, prevent heart disease and high blood pressure. It also prevents ovarian cancer but there is no good scientific evidence to support most of the uses.
Health benefits of green tea
Health benefits of green tea are cancer prevention, weight loss, skin conditions, heart health, lower cholesterol. It gives prevention against stroke risk, type 2 diabetes,memory gains. It fights against alzheimer’s disease, nutrition. Studies suggest that consuming of green tea may lead to positive affect of skin health. It also helps with weight loss and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. It is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water. The level of oxidation of leaves determine the types of tea. People use green tea in traditional Indian and Chinese medicine that controls bleeding and also heal wounds. It also aid digestion, improves heart and mental health and regulates body temperature.
Cancer prevention by use of green tea
Green tea is effective on cancer prevention and has some positive effects on following types of cancer. It treats breast, bladder, ovarian, lung, prostate, skin and stomach cancer. The benefits of drinking green tea works effectively on removal of all types of cancer. It helps in increasing of energy metabolism and may lead to weight loss. It has high concentration of catechins.
What to avoid while taking green tea?
Avoid using green tea with herbal and health supplements that also affect blood clotting. It includes angelica, clove, capsicum, ginger, garlic, horse chestnut, red clover, turmeric and willow. Drinking of alcohol with product that cause side effects that includes headache, jitteriness, fast heartbeat.
Common side effects of green tea Some of the common side effects of green tea are stomach upset and constipation. Get emergency help if you face any sign or symptoms of an allergic reaction. Also, difficulty in breathing, swelling of tongue, lips and throat should be reported.