Green Tea
Botanical name: Camellia sinensis
Camellia sinensis

Established 1996.

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Green Tea

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Tea, in its many forms, is the most widely consumed beverage in the world, after water. Cultivated in China and India for thousands of years, it is now used worldwide for its medicinal and stimulating properties. Traditional uses include treating flatulence, regulating blood sugar, improving heart health, cooling the body, promoting digestion and stimulating mental function. As an astringent it can control bleeding, heal wounds, and assist diarrhea. Research indicates that it has antitumor effects and may be beneficial for many types of cancer. It has been found to lower cholesterol, stimulate metabolism and burn fat. CAUTION: Taken in excess, tea can cause nervous excitability and sleeplessness.

Preparation: Steep 1 tsp per cup , 1 – 2 times daily.

Commmonly used for: 
Precautions / Contraindications: 

Taken in excess, tea can cause nervous excitability and sleeplessness.

Micheal Tierra, (1998), The Way of Herbs, p.142.
Richo Cech (2000), Making Plant Medicine, p.227.