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Green Tea Bags

Green tea is a popular drink that originated in Asia during ancient times. Now it's enjoyed nearly all over the world. For centuries green tea has been a part of Chinese and Japanese cultures. Green tea comes from the Camellia sinesis plants. The leaves of this plant are picked and then dried. They are not put through the fermentation process that creates another popular variety of tea, black tea. Once the leaves are prepared, they can be steeped in hot water to produce a beverage. Light in color, green tea has been proven to be high in polyphenols. These are nutrients that function as antioxidants. In the body, antioxidants help to neutralize destructive particles that can harm cells. They may also help to reduce inflammation. Because of the antioxidants that it contains, some researchers believe that green tea could be beneficial for individuals who suffer from different types of chronic inflammation. In addition, some studies have established a potential link between drinking green tea and a lower risk of heart disease and lower cholesterol levels. More research is needed to know for certain whether drinking green tea is beneficial for easing the symptoms of any condition or decreasing the risks of developing any type of medical condition.

Delicious Green Tea Bags to Suit Your Tastes

Green tea bags make savoring the delicious taste and receiving the nutritional benefits of green tea incredibly easy. Walgreens carries many varieties of green tea with something that is sure to please every palate. Options include everything from traditional preparations to green tea mixed with dried herbs for flavor. Naturally caffeinated, green tea is listed in the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database as being "likely effective" for increasing mental awareness, making it a popular drink for people to consume early in the morning. Due to the caffeine content in the beverage, green tea may cause side effects like anxiousness and sleeplessness, particularly when consumed in large amounts. Consult your doctor before drinking green tea if you are pregnant or nursing. There is a slight increased risk for bleeding when green tea is enjoyed by people who take blood thinning medications or herbs. Always check with a doctor before using any type of herbal remedy, including green tea, to address a health concern.

This summary is intended for general informational purposes only, and should not be interpreted as specific medical advice. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not strictly regulate herbs and supplements. There is no guarantee of purity, strength, or safety of the products. As a result, effects may vary. You should read product labels. In addition, if you are taking medications, herbs, or other supplements you should consult with a qualified healthcare provider before taking a supplement as supplements may interact with other medications, herbs, and nutritional products. If you have a medical condition, including if you are pregnant or nursing, you should speak to your physician before taking a supplement. Consult a healthcare provider if you experience side effects.