Hundreds of millions of people drink tea, and stu.s suggest that green tea Camellia sinesis in particular has many health benefits. There are main varieties of tea, green, black, and oolong. Green tea is made from unfermented leaves and reportedly contains the highest concentration of powerful antioxidantsed polyphenols..Green tea lemonade. Mmmmm. Reap the Rewards Add one or two teaspoons of green tea leaves to a cup of boiling water, preferably in a tea strainer. Let steep for five minutes. Pour over ice if you prefer a cold beverage. Most experts recommend three cups daily. And, don’t worry it contains a lot less caffeine than coffee or black tea..Additionally, many other medical stu.s have shown that the more green tea consumed daily the greater the benefits, with cups being the upper limit. If you are sensitive to caffeine, or suffer from insomnia, cups of green tea is probably going to be too much for your system, regardless of the benefits..If you’re drinking lots of green tea daily, stay mindful that it does contain caffeineup to milligrams per cup. Drinking more than cups of green tea daily might have side effects due to caffeine consumption, especially if you have an underlying condition, like liver disease or heart problems..
But green tea doesn’t seem to be a p.ing fad It’s been consumed all over Asia for centuries, and over the past decade tons of research has linked green tea to a myriad of health benefits, from lower blood pressure and blood sugar to less belly fat..