Useful and medicinal properties of cocoa
The history of cocoa
Long before Columbus first set foot on the shores of the New world, the cacao tree was worshipped by the Aztecs and
Mayans. They considered him a source of divine ambrosia had been granted by the God Quetzalcoatl. The consumption of beverages from cocoa was the privilege of the nobility and priests. Cocoa Indians had little in common with modern drink. The Aztecs loved the drink is salty, not sweet and knew different ways of preparing it for fun, for medicinal or ceremonial purposes.
The Aztecs believed a simple beverage made from cocoa is a powerful aphrodisiac and tonic
The Spanish conquerors did not initially tasted of cocoa, but when they learned to cook it it is not salty, and sweet, fully appreciated the amazing “Golden beans”. When Cortez returned to Spain, the bag filled with cocoa beans, Continue reading
Unique white tea. Grown on APR Pahari, at an altitude of 2500 meters above sea level. His barely-opened leaves covered with soft white hairs. White tea has a very strict procedure of collection and processing. It is believed that collect white tea only in the morning, from 5 to 9 hours. The tea pickers have no right to eat spices, garlic, onions, alcohol, and other strong-smelling compounds, not to spoil the aroma of the tea leaves. Tea is taken exclusively top, only opened 1 or 2 leaves. The main difference
between white tea from other varieties is that by drying the leaves do not curl, and slightly curved. Real experts prefer this tea, because the fermentation takes place naturally without the use of machine technologies.
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Have long been of the opinion that the intake of green tea provides a great help maintaining our health, that’s what this drink is the cure for almost all diseases. But not to be taken as a panacea for various diseases, despite the wide range of useful properties that are present in this product.
Sedative or tonic
There are two opinions regarding whether green tea soothing or invigorating drink. Actually, this unique product combines these two properties, the most important thing, to know about when it is brewed green tea is beginning to show its quality. Just want a refreshing drink, then brew green tea only two minutes. In order for tea to show their sedative qualities, it must be kept in the pot for five minutes. Well, if the tea infuse for a day, periodically pouring in the boiling water, then in this case you are preparing for yourself a real poison.
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