Tea and Health - The Virtues of Tea Sat 23 March 2019 10.30 -12.30pm
Green, white and black teas have been used in Asia and Africa for thousands of years to prevent illness and diseases, promote longevityand improve mental functions. Even since Sheng Nong the father of Chinese medicine, he has classified more than 364 species of herb and medical plants. He discovered the stimulating and detoxifying properties of tea some 4000 years ago, human have been interested in its medical properties. It was thought that its bitter taste stimulated wakefulness, good overall health. It was recommend to cure and prevent headaches, dark thoughts and bad digestion as well as dissolve fats. Few centuries later Li Zhizhen (1518-1593) physician and author of Compendium of Materia Medica, claimed that tea could regulate the body’s temperature, calm anxiety, dissolve fats and improve concentration. we know that has virtues that contribute to longevity by stimulating heart functions, strengthening the immune system and preventing cellular mutations. Join me to discover what the modern science is telling us about tea and its benefits.
Venue: Reynold St - Balmain - Sydney - Australia
There is plenty of free parking along Robert Street, just a block from the venue.