Green tea reduces inflammation in arthritis patients

Green tea catechins are chondroprotective and that consumption of green tea may be prophylactic for arthritis and may benefit the arthritis patient by reducing inflammation and slowing cartilage breakdown.

The Journal of Nutrition, Mar 2002

Tea consumption linked to reduced risk of myocardial infarction

Drinking more than three cups of black tea daily appears to reduce a patient's risk of myocardial infarction (MI), according to a longitudinal, population-based study. Researchers analyzed the tea consumption of 4,807 men and women ages 55 and older. They found that the risk of MI among those who consumed more than three cups of tea daily was about half that of non-tea drinkers.

RN, Jun 2002

Black Tea Remedy for Food Poisoning

If you suspect food poisoning, couple black tea with a few pieces of burned toast, says Georgianna Donadio, PhD, director of the National Institute of Whole Health, a holistic certification program for medical professionals. "The tannic acid in tea and charcoal in the toast will neutralize the toxins and help you get much better very quickly."