Of all the varieties of tea brewed from the Camellia Sinensis plant, green tea is perhaps the one with the most storied reputation. Despite its bitter taste, people buy and drink it in droves, in no small part to the numerous health benefits associated with this form of tea. Just look at that WebMD article.
Though they eschew the idea of green tea being a magic weight loss formula, medical professionals are intrigued by the catechin content it holds, something that may help it improve blood flow and cholesterol.
In addition to that, though, it may also help with stabilizing blood sugar levels and helping improve brain function, helpful facts for anyone, but of value to individuals who may be at risk for degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s.
It’s more than enough to get most people interested, and one of the first things anyone asks is, “how is this stuff made?”
Read on to learn how to both hot brew and cold brew green tea. [Read more…]