Green Tea is Gastric in Nature.Green tea is vata prakruti. Since its constitution is air- either – it aggravates vata in the body as a result of which digestion power of the body increases. But most of the people are a combination body of vata-pitta, vata- kalaph, etc. As a result of which when green tea is consumed empty stomach by any of the body type – it aggravates vata in the body.
Air- ether is responsible for digestion & movement in the body. When there is no food in the body and green tea is consumed it leads to goes and aggravates gas. Because of being Vata in Character – it leads to tightening of human feces (stool – poop). If someone is suffering from loose motions then instead of medicine – green tea can be given to tighten the stool.
Green tea is used to improve mental alertness and thinking. It is also used for weight loss and to treat stomach disorders, vomiting, diarrhea,headaches, bone loss (osteoporosis), etc. Green tea contains 2% to 4% caffeine, which affects thinking and alertness, increases urine output, and may improve the function of brain. Caffeine is thought to stimulate the nervous system, heart, and muscles by increasing the release of certain chemicals in the brain called “neurotransmitters.”
Antioxidants and other substances in green tea might help protect the heart and blood vessels.
Tea leaves contain varying amounts of polyphenols (the majority of which are catechins) as well as smaller quantities of caffeine, theanine, theobromine, theophylline, and phenolic acids.
Other tea constituents include tannins, essential oils, riboflavin, niacin, folic acid, ascorbic acid (which is present in fresh leaf but destroyed in making black tea), pantothenic acid, malic and oxalic acids, manganese, potassium, magnesium, and fluoride.
The composition of green tea, prepared by drying and steaming (to inactivate the oxidase enzyme), is very similar to that of the fresh leaf, except for a few changes that occur extremely rapidly following plucking.
Key to drinking green tea for health or weight loss: is to have it after food & within 45 minutes of consuming food. Our Green twister green tea has mint leaves in it to reduce the gas impact and help to improve digestion.
Do enjoy health with our green tea by drinking it after food and get the full benefit of the food as well as the green tea.