To eliminate some doubts about drinking tea

Published: Monday 16 October, 2017

Drinking tea can't alleviate a hangover

From a medical point of view, there is no real antialcoholismic drug, and nothing can replace the body to "digest" alcohol. At the same time, the caffeine in tea has a diuretic effect, if you drink strong tea after drink alcohol, then the alcohol would be passed from the kidneys without further decomposition. Thus, the kidney is stimulated by a large amount of acetaldehyde, which can damage the kidney function.


"Washing tea" can't wash off pesticide residues

Most of the pesticides used in tea cultivation process are liposoluble rather than water-soluble, thus, there won't be much pesticide residues left in tea liquid. That is to say, it is unnecessary to wash tea to avoid pesticide residues. The practice of pour down boiling water through dark tea or oolong tea for the first steep is intend to wake up the tea, so as to help the tea to stretch and release its flavor.


Drinking tea for a long time doesn't cause teeth to become yellow

The coloring material in tea is tea pigment 1, which can be completely removed by brushing teeth, and there is no need to worry that the teeth will be yellowed. And tea can also inhibit dental caries and periodontal pathogens, so drinking tea fruquently is good for oral health. In a word: tea is good for your teeths long as you brush your teeth regularly. If you don't brush your teeth, don't blame on tea.


The quality of Pu'er is not necessarily better when more aged

Pu'er tea produced in different years are varied flavor, and you can choose it according to your taste preference since they have no discrimination in good and bad. Besides, the producing year is not the only factor affecting the quality of Pu'er tea. The raw materials, processing technology and storage conditions will all influence the quality of Pu’er tea to some extent. Moreover, storage time can not be indefinitely extended, otherwise the active ingredients of tea will gradually decompose and oxidized, then the Pu’er will become more insipid and less aromatic.