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How to Prepare Green Tea at Home

Updated on October 19, 2014

Green Tea

Green tea is rated as best tea by many nutritionists because of its unique health benefits for mental health, nervous system, metabolism, hormones, cardiovascular system, and for its anti-cancer properties. Green tea is available in all shops, but it is best purchased from Chinese herb shops. There you can find the fresh Green Tea, namely "Zhu Ye Qing Green Tea", which is harvested only once a year. That is the best type of all green teas.


  1. Put one teaspoon of green tea in a 200ml cup of water.
  2. Fill 1/3 of the cup with bottled water
  3. Fill the rest with boiled water
  4. Let rest for 35-40 min
  5. Filter and drink slowly

To get the best results drink from 2 to 3 cups during the day. It is not recommended to drink green tea before bed, because it contains caffeine that is known to cause sleeping problems.

Green tea is also better consumed without sugar because sugar will cancel its weight loss benefits. Green tea naturally tastes good so there is no need to add sugar, honey or milk. Just enjoy the rich taste of this high-quality tea.

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