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How to brew and drink hibiscus tea

About the unique properties of hibiscus

National Egyptian drink from the flowers Sudanese rose literally conquered Europe and every third Scandinavian family eat the tea karkade, and in Mediterranean countries – hibiscus tea is the most popular. The interest of humanity to this drink is due to the mainstreaming of issues of a healthy lifestyle and a healthy diet. And since hibiscus tea is deservedly called the cure for all diseases, we understood the reasons for its popularity.

About the unique properties of hibiscus (rose Sudanese) were known in the times of the pharaohs. The petals of this plant have been found by

archaeologists among the attributes of burial in the tombs of wealthy Egyptians. In the scrolls discovered records that hibiscus…restores vital energy and quenches thirst”.

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Not tea tea. Rooibos.

Tea is also sometimes called Rooibos, robusti, Rooibos, Rooibos, redbush, Redbox (rooibos, lat. Aspalathus Linearis). It is very popular not only at home but also in Japan, Holland, Germany, England and many other countries. In Germany, this popular drink is called the Massai Tea or Tea Bushmen.

The production of this tea are the needle-like leaves of the plant, which, depending on treatment remain green or acquire a brick-red tint. For the manufacture of green Rooibos leaves after harvest immediately steamed to stop the fermentation process. Green Rooibos tea leaves are more delicate (grassy) taste, and when welding give a light color. The red Rooibos is a natural process of fermentation is finished, then the leaves traditionally get dried up in the sun. The infusion of the Rooibos itself has a sweet taste, but it usually additionally do is more sweet and diluted with milk. Continue reading

Green tea history, medicinal properties

Green tea has become an integral part of modern life. For Europeans it was known for centuries, and in the East have long been used as a medicine against various diseases. Today it is used for cosmetic procedures and in folk medicine, but probably still hides a lot of unsolved mysteries. Interestingly, green and black tea — the same Bush that grows in Southeast Asia. Differ only in how the processed tea leaves: green dry less fermented, in addition to the fermentation process, it is further treated with steam, which helps to retain its natural color and flavor of greens.

Not coincidentally, this is called a wonder of the world. The legend says that today, green tea is the most popular drink in the world. When the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung spent meditating in his garden by accident in a boiling water fell a few fallen leaves of tea tree, which gave a wonderful aroma and taste. Chinese Continue reading

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Green tea in bottles
  A few years ago the shelves of stalls and shops filled up bright bottles with all kinds of drinks based on tea. Producers from the TV screens and posters…

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