Thursday, November 10, 2011

Organic Tava Tea Researches - The Ingredients of Wuyi Cliff Oolong tea and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

Written by Chanel M. contributed by Kyle J. Norton, All right reserve

Wuyi Cliff Oolong tea, the best of Oolong and one of 3 ingredients of Tava Tea, is a species of Camellia sinensis belonging to the family Theaceae, native the Wuyi Mountain area. It leaves and leaf buds has been used as tea in Chinese culture and many places in the world, including Wuyi Rock Tea, Tie Guan Yin tea, Taiwan tea and Oolong tea, Iron Goddess of Mercy and other products in Fujian, etc.. Oolong can be bought as green or black tea but it is best known as a black tea in the process of withering under the strong sun and oxidation before curling and twisting.

Health Benefits

16. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
In the evaluation of plant flavonoids, quercetin and epicatechin, found in fruits, tea and soybeans could effectively reduce causality of oxidative stress in IBD of the study of "Flavonoids inhibit the genotoxicity of hydrogen peroxide (H(2)O(2)) and of the food mutagen 2-amino-3-methylimadazo[4,5-f]-quinoline (IQ) in lymphocytes from patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)" by Najafzadeh M, Reynolds PD, Baumgartner A, Anderson D.,[16] researchers found that flavonoids dramatically reduced oxidative stress in vitro in lymphocytes from IBD patients and healthy individuals and suggested they could be very effective in the treatment of oxidative stress and encouraged in the diet of IBD patients.

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