Properties and Therapeutic Benefits of Tea (I)
Although at first it was considered a luxury (in England, half a kilo of the cheapest variety cotaba about the third part of the weekly wage of a worker), at present, nearly half the world drinks tea as popular and affordable beverage. It is estimated that every person on Earth consumed during the year, on average, about 250 cups of tea. Know more about the origin, properties and therapeutic benefits of tea.
What drug has the tea and what are the therapeutic benefits?
Besides caffeine, teobramina and tannins, tea contains fluoride, volatile oils and in small doses, minerals and vitamins. Among its main medicinal properties of this infusion increases the activity of the coronary arteries (for this reason it is often advise heart patients) and activates the renal circulation, so qu is considered a safe diuretic. It is also recommended in diets, because it provides carbohydrates, proteins and lipids. The ancient Chinese claimed that tea was good for everything from purifying the breath to “lighten the bones.”
You always associated tea drinking their healing properties?
To give an idea: for example in the West, and in seventeenth-century London the Coffee House Garaway recommended consumption of tea to cure headaches, kidney stones, edema, drowsiness and weakness or calamabres belly. THE last century statesman William Ewart Glanstone said “hot tea that is cold, it feels cool to heat, encouraged the depressed and quiet when exceeded.” No other beverage has sedative properties and stimulating at the same time, or provide much pleasure with so little damage.
What are the benefits to oral health?
No other food containing both fluoride such as tea, with the exception of some fish at sea and we know that fluoride is listed as a factor in protecting the teeth against decay. In the very sensitive to dental caries, intake and drink only a preventive measure is very useful.