Green Tea Leaf
Traditional tea of China and Japan, bursting with health-giving antioxidants and flavonoids.
This super tea is thought to enhance mental alertness, with both a stimulating and calming effect and has been said to lower cognitive impairment.
Packed with potent antioxidants, it boosts your metabolism, helping to burn fat when combined with exercise and can help to lower total cholesterol and raise 'good' cholesterol.
Top Tip: Don't leave the tea to brew too long, it can start to taste bitter.
Taste: Fresh, green, sometimes floral.
How to use:
One teaspoon per cup, one to three cups daily. The same leaves may be infused several times. Best enjoyed as a tea - hot or iced, or in juices, shakes and smoothies, desserts, cakes or in icecream.
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