Green Tea, like most teas, is produced from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. Fresh lives from the plant are steamed to produce green tea. The Chinese were the first to produce Green tea and has subsequently been made more popular in the western world. Green tea is often times used as a home remedy, herbal dietary supplement, naturopathic holistic medicine, alternative medicine, and natural remedy for its health benefits.
Other names for green tea include: camellia sinesis, EGCG, CPTV, Camellia tea, Tea Green, and Yame Tea.
Health Benefits of Green Tea
Some evidence suggests that green tea home remedy or natural medicine may be an effective way to lower the risk of heart health conditions and perhaps even some types of cancer. Its health benefits are said to include the inducement of thermogenesis and the stimulation of fat oxidation thereby increasing metabolism. Green tea appears to be high in flavonoids which are a group of phytochemicals that are said to be useful as an anti-oxidant and ant-carcinogen.
Green tea is probably most well-known for possibly being a home remedy or possibly having the herbal health benefit of improving one’s mental attributes such as alertness and thinking skills. It is also popular and heavily marketed as a weight loss supplement.
In addition, it has been said to be a useful natural medicine or holistic homeopathic remedy for stomach problems, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches, solid tumor cancers, and osteoporosis.
Other cancers in which green tea has been cited as having some medicinal value as a home remedy include: gastric cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer, and skin cancer. Women may find it useful as a possible way to treat HPV (human papilloma virus), warts in the genital region, cervical cancer and dysplasia, and other conditions related to cells in the cervix that are not normal.
Some have also applied green tea bags topically as a possible home remedy or naturopathic medicine to treat sunburn, and as a preventative measure against skin cancer. It has also been used cosmetically to reduce puffiness under the eyes and to stop bleeding after a tooth has been pulled. Green tea has also been used for other dental hygienic purposes as a home remedy for gun disease.
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