Trained naturopath Peter Oppliger writes of the therapeutic benefits of drinking green tea, well-documented from the year 800 AD when the custom of drinking green tea was introduced to Japan from China by Buddhist monks. '
Table of Contents
The tea plant; general information on tea cultivation; tea throughout history; the name 'tea'; qualities and grades; a small dictionary of tea; the active ingredients in the tea leaf; the stimulating effect of black tea and green tea; caffeine - addictive drug or medicine?; tea and coffee compared; black tea; green tea; green tea and its processing; the curative effects of green tea; scientific studies on green tea; research into green tea; how to store tea; the correct way to prepare and drink tea; the classic way of preparing tea; a selection of tea recipes; green tea for children?; green tea and sport; green tea during pregnancy; green tea during the menopause; green tea and diets; some requests; words of thanks; about the author.