Functions of the basic ingredients of tea
1. Catechins: Commonly known as tea tannins, they are unique ingredients of tea with bitterness, astringency and astringency. It can be combined with caffeine in tea soup to relax the physiological effects of caffeine on the human body. It has anti-oxidation, anti-sudden changes, anti-tumor, lowering blood cholesterol and low-density ester protein content, inhibiting blood pressure rise, inhibiting platelet aggregation, antibacterial, and anti-product allergies.
2. Caffeine: It has a bitter taste and is an important ingredient in the taste of tea soup. In black tea tea soup, it combines with polyphenols to form a compound; the tea soup forms an emulsification phenomenon when it is cold. The peculiar catechins and their oxidative condensates in tea can slow down and continue the excitatory effect of caffeine. Therefore, drinking tea can help people who drive long distances to keep their minds clear and have more endurance.
3. Minerals: Tea is rich in 11 kinds of minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium and manganese. Tea soup contains more cations and less anions, which is an alkaline food. Can help body fluids maintain alkaline and maintain health. ① Potassium: promote the elimination of blood sodium. High blood sodium content is one of the causes of high blood pressure. Drinking more tea can prevent high blood pressure. ②Fluorine: It has the effect of preventing tooth decay. ③Manganese: It has anti-oxidation and anti-aging effects, enhances immune function, and helps calcium utilization. Because it is insoluble in hot water, it can be ground into tea powder for consumption.
4. Vitamins: ① Carotenoids: can be converted into vitamins in the human body, but they can be supplemented only after drinking with tea. ②B vitamins and vitamin C: water-soluble and can be obtained from drinking tea. 5. Other functional ingredients: ①Flavone alcohols have the effect of enhancing the walls of capillaries to eliminate bad breath. ②Saponins have anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory effects. ③Aminobutyric acid is produced by forcing tea leaves to undergo anaerobic respiration during the tea making process. It is said that Jiayelong tea can prevent high blood pressure. The efficacy of tea The ancient Chinese believed that tea has ten virtues: tea is used to dispel depression, to drive sleepiness, tea to nourish vitality, tea to cure disease, tea to benefit benevolence, tea to show respect, and tea to taste. Use tea to nourish the body, use tea to make the path, and use tea to make your mind. The "Song of Seven Bowls of Tea" by Lu Tong of the Tang Dynasty also made a very vivid description of tea: "One bowl of throat kisses, two bowls break loneliness, and three bowls search for dry intestines. Only five thousand words are written. Sweat, all the injustices of your life, go to the pores. Five bowls of muscle and bone are clear, six bowls of celestial spirits. Seven bowls can't be eaten, only feel that the two axils learn to learn the wind.