The principal thing after getting your JianZhan Tenmoku teaware is drinking tea. Drinking tea is generally a hobby for elder people. So, do you know the benefits of drinking tea consistently? Let's dive in.
1. Improve Muscularly Endurance
Drinking tea can improve muscle endurance because there is an antioxidant substance called catechin in tea leaf, which can increase the body's ability to burn fat, improve muscle endurance, help fight fatigue, and increase the time for physical exercise. Drinking green tea normally has the most significant effect.
2. UV Resistant
Tea polyphenols are water-soluble substances. Washing your face with tea water can remove oiliness on the face, astringe pores, disinfect, sterilize, and resist skin aging. It also helps to reduce the damage of ultraviolet rays in sunlight to the skin. It is a natural "sunscreen".
3. Keep Your Shape
The discussion on tea in the "Compendium of Materia Medica" in the Tang Dynasty once mentioned that "long-term eating makes people thin", and modern scientific research has confirmed this. The caffeine in tea can promote the secretion of gastric juice, help digestion, and enhance the body's ability to decompose fat. Some studies have also shown that regular tea drinking can reduce waist circumference and body mass index (BMI), thereby helping to prevent diabetes and cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.
4. Against Radiation
Studies have shown that tea polyphenols and their oxides can absorb some radioactive substances, protect cells from radiation damage, and also help repair damaged cells. Clinical studies have shown that tea extract can treat mild radiation sickness caused by tumor patients during radiation therapy, and treat radiation-induced decrease in blood cells and white blood cells, with good results.
5. Improve Memory
Drinking tea also has a certain effect on improving memory. Studies have shown that tea polyphenols in tea can locally improve the brain, thereby increasing memory and improving learning efficiency. Studies have confirmed that drinking tea can prevent and treat neurological diseases, especially senile dementia. In addition, caffeine can stimulate the central nervous system, which has the effect of refreshing, benefiting thinking, and clearing the heart.
6. Increase Bone Density
Although tea contains caffeine, which promotes the loss of calcium with urination, the content is extremely low. Even black tea, which is high in caffeine, is only 30 to 45 mg per cup. Tea contains more substances that help reduce calcium loss, including fluorine, phytoestrogens, and potassium. A Taiwanese study found that people who drink tea regularly have higher bone mineral density and a lower chance of hip fractures.