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Green Tea Side Effects and Benefits

We have heard of green tea side effects such as weight loss, fresh breath, more energy, improved immune system, preventing tooth decay, and more. But, are there any negative ones that we should be aware of?

How To Prepare

� The water used for making tea should be boiling.

� Pour a little bit of the boiling water to warm up the teapot.

� Measure and put the tea leaves into the teapot.

� Pour the boiling water into the teapot.

� Leave the tea in the teapot for a few minutes before drinking the tea.

A Remedy For...

Weight Loss
Green tea is reported to promote weight loss work because of the anti-oxidant base of green tea. The green tea helps to purify the body and remove free radicals. It also increases metabolism and speeds up the fat burning process which makes weight loss much easier.

Green tea and black tea come from the same plant. Black tea has to go through the fermentation process, thus the weight loss effects of green tea are better.

Green tea contains caffeine, which stimulates the central nervous system and tannins, which fight diarrhea. It settles the stomach and has mild stimulant effects when taken in moderation.

Skin Care
Green tea has been added to a lot of skin care products like facial cleansing milk and lotion, facial mask, toner, and moisturizing lotion.

Negative side effects

One of the most common negative green tea side effects is insomnia. This can be avoided by not drinking green tea 3 to 4 hours before bedtime. Another negative side effect is a problem bowel, which can be reduced by consuming green tea in smaller quantities.

Drink Green Tea!

To summarize, consuming green tea will likely improve health and quality of life, and may promote longevity.

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