New tea refers to the tea leaves processed from the first batch of fresh leaves picked from the tea tree in the spring of that year. In order to be fresh and tender, most people are often keen to pick and drink. However, improper drinking of new tea will also affect the health of the body, so if you want to drink new tea is good for your health, you need to pay attention to some issues. So, how to drink new tea? Let's take a look below.

The new tea has a high content of caffeine, active alkaloids and various aromatics, which is easy to excite the nervous system and has a negative benefit on patients with neurasthenia and cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. In addition, the new tea contains more non-oxidized polyphenols and aldehydes, which have a strong stimulating benefit on the gastrointestinal mucosa. People with poor gastrointestinal function, especially patients with chronic gastrointestinal inflammation, drink new tea It is easy to cause stomach cavity pain, fullness, constipation, dry mouth and other symptoms. Therefore, it is recommended that you put the new tea for a while, and wait for the beneficial substances in the tea to oxidize automatically before drinking.

  So, how to drink the new tea? Drinking new tea requires attention to the following points:

   Do not rush to drink new tea:

The tea leaves that have just been picked less than a month have not been fully oxidized due to the polyphenols, alcohols, aldehydes and other beneficial substances that have not been left for a long time, which may cause gastrointestinal discomfort after drinking, diarrhea and bloating, etc. Adverse reactions. In addition, the content of caffeine, active alkaloids and various aromatics in the new tea is also high, which is easy to excite the nervous system and cause "drunk tea" phenomena such as limb weakness, cold sweating and insomnia.

Don’t drink tea immediately after a meal:

   This is because a large amount of water enters the stomach where food is being digested, which will dilute the digestive juice, thus affecting the digestion and absorption of food. Tea contains a large amount of tannic acid. Drinking tea immediately after a meal will cause the digestible protein in the stomach and tannic acid to form a non-digestible coagulation substance, affecting protein absorption. In addition, tea will also hinder the body's absorption of iron.

   Do not drink strong tea, hot tea:

   Generally speaking, drinking tea should be light but not strong. Brewing with boiling water allows the active ingredients in the tea to be quickly leached. Some green teas with high tenderness, such as Longjing tea, can be brewed in boiling water at 80°C to 85°C, so that the aroma of the tea is pure and the taste is sweet. Dean Tang reminded that the walls of human esophagus are delicate and can only tolerate foods from 50℃ to 60℃.
Drinking too hot tea can easily burn the epithelial cells of the mouth, throat and esophagus. Frequent repeated burns can easily cause mutations in the epithelial cells and become a hidden danger of cancer.

It can be seen from the above content that drinking new tea needs to be stored for a period of time. It is best to drink it, especially friends who have a bad stomach and stomach must drink it for some time. And it is not advisable to drink tea immediately after meals or on an empty stomach. In short, we need to pay more attention to the above issues when drinking new tea, so as to avoid improper drinking of tea has an impact on health.

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