20,000 Secrets of Green Tea

Here are some of the most known health benefits of green tea that you will find:

  • Fight Colds and Flu
  • Lower Cholesterol
  • Beat Depression
  • Banish Fatigue
  • Enhance Memory
  • Lose Weight
  • And More!

An ancient Chinese legend: Once there was a man who knew 100,000 healing properties of herbs. He taught his son 80,000 secrets. On his deathbed, he told his son to visit his grave in five years, and there he would find the other 20,000 secrets. When the son went to his father’s grave, he found, growing on the site, the tea shrub….

Health Benefits of Green Tea

Green teas are the gentle, natural, most beneficial way to absorb the healing properties of herbs–easily and inexpensively. A simple cup of tea not only has the power to soothe and relax but to deliver healing herbal agents to the bloodstream more quickly than capsules, tinctures, or infusions. Feeling tired? Rose hip tea will rev you up and beautify your skin. Need some help with your diet? Ginger tea will provide the boost you need and help aching joints too. Hot or iced, these pure and simple drinks offer delicious ways to stay healthy and revitalize you from the inside out. This unique guide offers:

  • An A-Z listing of common ailments followed by the teas best used to treat them
  • Instructions on how to create your own medicinal kitchen
  • Advice on creating your own tea blends
  • Descriptions of the top 100 herbs and their secret healing properties
  • And much, much more!

With its own aromas and delights, as well as a host of health benefits, including enhancing immune system function and lessening damage from free radicals, green tea continues to grow more popular in American diets. Yet because it is brewed differently, and many varieties of green tea are available, there is more to know about making a good cup of green tea than how to boil water.

The Green Tea User’s Manual leaves no leaf unturned, introducing 16 of the most popular types of green tea, including Dragon Well, Sencha, Jasmine, and the Japanese tea Gen Mai Cha. It describes the three stages of bubbles to look for when boiling water and the various vessels in which to brew, from pots to small covered cups known as guywans. Lovely line drawings, original recipes, anecdotes, lore, and related green tea tips help to make this irresistible little book a perfect gift for anyone with a penchant for tea.