Some information confirms that green tea is the second most popular drink and the first once is water.
Green tea has a flavor like the early morning sun, a gentle floral aroma, and a delicate mild acrid taste. When enjoying, the first impression is a slightly acrid taste on the tip-off the tongue, followed by a gentle sweetness in the throat.
Green Tea – The Most Favorite Tea Of Vietnamese People
The finest green tea start with the youngest and freshest leaves with the standard “1 bud, 2 leaves” to ensure the best quality. After being carefully picked, fresh tea buds and leaves will be dried naturally before wilting. Then people will roast the buds and leaves in a pan with a fixed level of temperature until the buds begin to curl up and desiccated. The green color now turns black. Green tea is rich in antioxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body. Drinking green tea daily helps you improve brain function, lose weight, lower the risk of cancer and many other incredible benefits.
Processed from tea tree (scientific name is Camellia sinensis), the green tea processing method is different from black tea and oolong tea.
Green tea is a popular drink not only in Vietnam but all over the world (Photo: Internet)
The most basic difference is that green tea must be destroyed the activity of enzymes in fresh leaves and stop the enzymatic oxidation of polyphenols. This process helps to soft the leaves and enhance toughness to make the next step rolling easier. It also helps to promote the transformation of inclusions and promote the formation of green tea.
Vietnamese Famous Green Tea
Enjoying green tea is often seen as an elegant and enjoyable hobby (Photo: Internet)
Thai Nguyen Tea
Thai Nguyen is the most famous tea-growing area in Vietnam. Thai Nguyen green tea is famous for its light gold-green tea water, gentle acrid taste, and unforgettable sweet aftertaste. Thai Nguyen tea is very popular with tea connoisseurs. On Tet holiday, people give each other tea instead as a good wish.
B’lao Tea – Bao Loc
Bao Loc is a long-standing tea-growing area in Vietnam. The climate and soil in this highland are very favorable for tea trees to sprout. Tea has become the pride of the local people. B'lao tea is often marinated with lotus flowers and jasmine flowers. The aroma of these flowers blends into the tea to create a special flavor.
7 Benefits of Green Tea
Drinking green tea regularly every day is good for your health (Photo: Internet)
Rich in natural antioxidants
The process of green tea has destroyed the activity of enzymes in fresh leaves. Thereby it can keep the highest antioxidant which has various beneficial effects on health.
Reduce the risk of cancer
The antioxidant found in green tea plays an important role in preventing cancer. Many scientific studies show that green tea contributes to the prevention of breast cancer, rectal cancer, and prostate cancer.
Good for teeth
The catechins found in green tea can help to inhibit the formation of plaque on teeth. Drinking green tea regularly can improve oral health, reduce the risk of tooth decay, and keep your breath fresh.
Help to refresh your mind
Green tea contains caffeine that helps to increase concentration. The amount of caffeine in green tea is not as much as coffee, so it minimizes the effects of caffeine for some people when drinking coffee. At the same time, green tea also contains L-theanine, which has anti-anxiety functions.
Improve heart health
Green tea has the effect of reducing bad cholesterol in the blood and the risk of stroke. Drinking green tea helps to promote heart health, reducing the risk of death from cardiovascular disease by 31%.
Some studies show that green tea can protect our brains. Not only that, drinking green tea water every day also helps to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. Because green tea contains many catechins and antioxidants that stimulate brain activity. It also fights the activity of free radicals that damage the brain.
Lose weight, beautiful skin
Green tea is rich in EGCG, which helps to boost metabolism and burn fat in the body. As a result, it helps to reduce fat when used regularly.
Green tea is also famous for being a good drink for the skin. In particular, it helps to protect skin from sun damage, limit skin pigmentation and tan. At the same time, drinking green tea regularly helps you reduce the risk of acne.
Be Careful When Drinking Green Tea
Green tea is good for the body. However, if you drink it improperly, it can be harmful to your health.
Do not drink green tea when hungry: it can cause nausea, vomiting, irritability, dizziness, dizziness, etc.
Avoid drinking green tea before going to bed: The amount of caffeine in green tea can make you lose sleep, and do not sleep well.
Limit drinking green tea immediately after meals: Should drink green tea about 30 minutes after eating. The reason is that green tea reduces the absorption of iron as well as protein in food.
Do not take medicine with green tea: Tannic acid will reduce the effectiveness of the medicine.