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Tea and medicine

The Chinese has contributed a lot to culinary. Though the tea tree grows in China and some part of India. We have myth covering the  origin of tea.

It was discovered serendipitously by a Chinese emperor (Emperor Shen Nong) who was boiling water in his garden. The tea leave fell into his boiling water. He suddenly loved the aroma of the water and he decide to take a sip, so came the birth of tea drinking. The emperor being a good ruler and scientist decide to research on the tea leaf. He was able to discover the medicinal properties of the tea leave.

The tea leaf especially the green tea is very medicinal to the body. It serves as good antioxidants to help the body burn fat easily and thus enhance the muscles endurance. It helps prevent against cardiovascular disease, cancer and free radicals. Tea contains oxygen Radicals absorbing capacity (ORAC) which absorbs free radicals that damage the DNA. Though the body is designed to absorb those radicals themselves but using a little help by …
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