Heard About Tea Made from Coffee Leaves?

January 16, 2013

Scientists chanced upon a new way of making tea, one that is made from coffee leaves which is a healthier, less bitter and not as strong as coffee. Apparently, this new tea made from coffee leaves contains high levels of compounds and antioxidants with anti-inflammatory properties.

Researchers analyzed 23 species of coffee plant and found immense health benefits, and experts are hoping that this new discovery of coffee tea will prove to be a stiff competition for the various varieties of coffee, black and green teas in Britain.

The research also showed that seven species of coffee plant were shown to contain high levels of an important chemical found in mangoes called mangiferin, which is thought to possess anti-inflammatory effects such as protection for neurons in the brain, lowering risk of diabetes, and cholesterol.

Source: Medindia

Category: Wellness and Complementary Therapies

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