Green Tea is a Chinese herbal tea that is derived from a plant called Camellia Sinensis. Green Tea has been used in Chinese medicine to help:
• Relieve the Body of Digestion Problems
• Help with Detoxifying the Body
• Boost the Immune System
• Provide Instant Energy
• Flush Water Out of the Body
• Lose Fat
Green Tea has been used for over 4,000 years ago and has been a popular supplement to this day. Today not only are many people still using Green tea for its strong detoxifying properties, but now are using it for weight loss as well. Studies have shown that green tea may cause our bodies to burn more calories than normal and at a faster rate. This may be the reason many supplement companies are adding green tea to their fat burning or weight-loss products.
You can find green tea in several different ways. You may find them in capsule or tablet form as a supplement, in tea form to be enjoyed as a drink, or even in leaf form to be used topically for sunburns or pain.
The recommended dose for the tablet or capsule form should be around 300-600mg daily before or with meals. If you are going to enjoy green tea, as a tea, it is recommended that you use 1 teaspoon of tea leaves with 1cup of boiling water three times daily with or before meals.
Green Tea does contain caffeine and should be avoided directly before bedtime to prevent insomnia.