The amount of tea consumed depends on factors such as tea drinking habits, age, health status, living environment, customs and so on. Generally healthy adults, who usually have the habit of drinking tea, drink about 12 grams of tea a day, brewing 3-4 times is appropriate. For people who have a lot of physical labor, consume a lot, and eat a lot, especially those who are exposed to high temperatures and exposed to poisonous substances, it is also appropriate to drink about 20 grams of tea a day. People with more greasy foods and large amounts of tobacco and alcohol can also increase the amount of tea appropriately. Pregnant women and children, neurasthenia, and tachycardia, the amount of tea should be appropriately reduced.
Chemical composition of tea and its health effects on human body
The chemical composition of tea is composed of 3.5-7.0% of inorganic matter and 93-96.5% of organic matter. There are about 27 inorganic mineral elements in tea, including phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, magnesium, manganese, fluorine, aluminum, calcium, sodium, iron, copper, zinc, and selenium. The organic compounds of tea are mainly proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, amino acids, alkaloids, tea polyphenols, organic acids, pigments, aroma components, vitamins, saponins, and sterols.
Tea contains 20-30% of leaf protein, but only about 3.5% can be dissolved in tea soup. Tea contains 1.5-4% of free amino acids, with more than 20 species, most of which are essential amino acids for the human body. Tea contains 25-30% carbohydrates, but only 3-4% can be dissolved in tea soup. Tea contains 4-5% of lipids and is also essential for the human body.
There are many types of tea in my home, how to arrange for drinking?
Some people drink different teas at different times of the day, and drink a cup of high-grade green tea in the morning to refresh their minds; drink a cup of jasmine tea in the morning, which is fragrant and pleasant, which can improve work efficiency; drink a cup of black tea in the afternoon to relieve trouble and refresh; Drink a cup of milk black tea or a cup of high-grade green tea during the work break, add some snacks and fruit, and supplement the nutrition. In the evening, you can get together with a few friends or family members, make a pot of oolong tea, and drink tea while talking. If you are interested in this day-to-day tea arrangement, you might as well try it out.
Is it good to drink tea with Chinese wolfberry, American ginseng, white chrysanthemum, orange peel, mint?
Tea made with Chinese wolfberry has a nourishing and anti-aging effect. "Compendium of Materia Medica" made a more comprehensive discussion on the efficacy of wolfberry: "Medlarberry is moisturizing and nourishing, and can reduce fever, and specializes in nourishing kidney, nourishing lungs, regenerating Jin, and nourishing qi. The tonic of the internal heat and tonic benefits from fatigue. The elderly are deficient in yin deficiency, so taking more food is more of a shrewd eye. " Lycium barbarum tea is not only effective for long-term service such as dizziness, vision loss, waist and knee weakness, and nocturnal emission caused by liver and kidney yin deficiency, but also has a certain effect on hyperlipidemia, hypertension, arteriosclerosis, diabetes, etc.
Using American ginseng tablets to make tea, you can use the sweet and cool nature of American ginseng to adjust the taste of tea, and American ginseng has a very good effect of replenishing yin deficiency. This American ginseng tea often has good effects of nourishing the lungs and nourishing the stomach, nourishing yin and jin, clearing fires and reducing heat.
Drinking tea with white chrysanthemums can exert the effects of white chrysanthemums for pacifying liver, yang, dredge wind, clearing heat, and cooling blood, and the white chrysanthemums have a sweet fragrance. Tea drinking can enhance the flavor of tea soup and have good palatability.
Drinking with orange peel tea can make use of the effectiveness of orange peel broadening qi, reducing phlegm and relieving cough. Orange peel green tea can remove heat and relieve phlegm, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory.
Drinking with mint tea can take advantage of the phlegm-releasing and heat-reducing effect of menthol and menthol in mint, and it has a cooling sensation and is a good medicine for clearing heat and diuresis.
Can pregnant women and children drink tea?
This is determined based on individual physical fitness, but for most pregnant women and children, it is generally inappropriate to drink strong tea. Excessive caffeine in too strong tea water can make pregnant women tachycardia, and will cause excessive irritation to the fetus. And so are children. Therefore, it is generally recommended that pregnant women and children should drink light tea. By drinking some light tea, you can supplement some vitamins, potassium, zinc and other mineral nutrients. Moderate drinking of tea for children can strengthen gastrointestinal motility and help digestion; tea drinking has the effect of clearing heat and reducing fire, preventing children from having dry stools and causing anal fissures. In addition, children drinking tea or gargle with tea can also prevent dental caries.
What are the benefits of washing face, feet, hair, bath, and mouthwash with tea?
Washing your face with tea and bathing can reduce the incidence of skin diseases and make your skin shiny, smooth and soft. Apply gauze dipped in tea to the dark circles of the eyes, 1-2 times a day, 20-30 minutes each time, to eliminate dark circles. Washing hands and feet with tea and slag can prevent chapped palate, prevent eczema, relieve itching, and reduce foot odor from sweaty feet. Washing your hair with tea can make the hair black and soft and shiny; brushing your eyebrows with tea can make your eyebrows thicker and brighter, and rinsing with tea can eliminate bad breath and help protect teeth and prevent oral diseases.