Entries in Tea Tips
May 21, 2013
Antioxidant rich green tea, not only has has anti-aging properties but it also provides natural sun protection by blocking out UV rays, which is why it is an ingredient in many natural sun block products.
May 02, 2013
Cultivate healthy plants and bring dying ones back to life by disseminating used tea leaves over the soil in your garden. Roses and ferns do especially well with the acidic tannins found in tea. Used tea leaves also enriches compost helping to create a nutrient rich, natural fertilizer for both floral and vegetable gardens.
Photo by Janeil Engelstad
March 19, 2013
New Japanese study finds that the more green tea a person drinks, the lower the risk of suffering a stroke.
December 27, 2012
Penn State scientists found that when mice were fed an antioxidant in green tea called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) at the same time they were given cornstarch, their blood sugar spiked much less than when they were given the cornstarch alone. There was a 50 percent reduction in blood sugar with a dose equivalent to about 1.5 cups of green tea for a human. The green tea needs to be consumed while you’re eating the starch, not after.