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White Tea and Inflammation

Posted by Lisa B Gardner on

According to scientists from London’s Kingston University, white tea, witch hazel and the simple rose hold potential health and beauty properties. The research suggests that these natural substances may offer the hope of new treatments to block the progression of inflammation. The new study builds on work undertaken by Professor Naughton and Kingston University PhD student Tamsyn Thring. They tested 21 plant extracts for evidence of their efficiency in fighting cancer and also in the battle against aging. Of the 21 extracts, three — white tea, witch hazel and rose — showed considerable potential, with white tea displaying the most...

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White Tea

Posted by Lisa B Gardner on

09/06/2013 (original post date)WHITE TEA White tea is the least processed tea of Camelliasinensis.  The new leaf buds are covered in a soft, downywhite coating called trichomes. The new leaf buds are plucked just before theyopen.  Buds and leaves are gathered and dried.  Genuine white tea comes from the FujianProvince of China and is prized for its First Flush.  Delicate white tea should be infused with water at 175 -180 degrees and steeped for 2-3 minutes. White tea can be steeped several times.The harvesting of the white tea takes place once a year, for two days. Harvesting of the white...

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