The infusions are consumed worldwide. Tea, pennyroyal, chamomile or riobo also contain many health claims.

Tea, pennyroyal, chamomile, linden or rioobo, are all, animals consume much of the world’s population. As an infusion, its properties and its palatability make some of these plants, such as tea, in the most consumed beverage on the planet after water.

Tea and its varieties

Among the varieties of tea can cite as major, white tea, green tea, red tea or black tea. Each has its own properties and are consumed to a greater or lesser extent, depending on the tastes of the people of different countries. The Camellia Sinensis tea plant is obtained from different varieties, and sometimes containing other herbs, spices or fruits that add distinctive flavors. That is why we can find hundreds of tea with different flavors.

White tea is derived from the new shoots of the tea bush while green, compound leaves, is one of the favorites in large parts of Asia. In Japan it is also popular winter tea. A variety of tea called Oolong or blue tea originates from China. Finally we should mention as another major variety black tea with a more intense flavor. The Rooibos, known as red tea, is not so, despite what some believe. It is a plant from South Africa and is known for its slimming and his absence caffeine.

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Each tea varieties is characterized by a number of properties that make them different. While white tea, high price in the market, known for its antioxidant properties, green tea is probably the variety that has more health benefits, lower cholesterol or triglycerides and body fat. Very beneficial cardiovascular effects and regulates the blood insulin level. It is also known effects against atherosclerosis. As for black tea protects the cardiovascular system and is known to prevent tooth decay. Finally red tea has antioxidant and anticancer properties.

Chamomile

Chamomile is an herb native to Europe. However consumed today worldwide. Prized for its medicinal properties, acts as anti-inflammatory, digestive aid processes and is a great anticlimactically. It is diuretic and is widely used for its calming effect. It is also used as a gargle against canker sores.

Pennyroyal

This plant can grow up to forty centimeters, is used primarily for its excellent results in digestive processes. Has favorable effects on menstruation and is very suitable in mouthwashes and skin wounds. It is a good pain reliever for many and is a good expectorant and anti tussive.

The linden

The linden linden tree stems and has antispasmodic and relaxing. Also used fever. However it seems that is contraindicated against heart problems and stomach pains.

Valerian

It is a plant native to Europe and parts of Asia. It was used in ancient Greece and is currently used in pharmacology. Valerian is known for its ability relaxing. That is why it is used to combat stress or depression. Similarly acts on the digestive system against diarrhea and vomiting. It has anti-inflammatory properties and is used for insomnia. These are just some of the most popular herbs in the world, of course the list would be much longer, but this small sample gives an idea of ​​the many health claims that have infusions.