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History of Gingko Tea in China

Gingko tea has a history of 1000 years in China. It was found in Hunan province and was recorded in the book Qi Min Yao Su. This book detailed the cooking methods and medicinal properties of Gingko tea. From Yuan dynasty onwards, there was an abundance of records and book on this type of tea. Since the early days, it was enjoyed by the royal household of China. The most recent being Cixi Empress dowager who loved this sort of tea. She used it for preserving the youth of her skin.

This type of tea has medicinal properties. This form of tea contains many vitamins, minerals and acids. Most importantly it has vitamins A E and B.

In Chinese medicine, it is good for elderly people, helps infants in their intellectual capacities, invigorates the body. Its vitamin complex B17 has the effect of resisting cancer and increasing one's immunity.

According to American scholars. this tea has low cholesterol and can lower blood pressure. It can smoothen the flow of blood circiulation. The tea is usually drank with egg white, this is good for health too. It can over time increase one's cranal capacity, vitality, keep the skin youngish looking.

Gingko tea contains:
grape,meon seeds, peanut paste, sesame seeds, white sugar, dates, plums, osmanthus amongst other ingredients.

(This essay is solely the view of Chinese medicine and doctors that we had consulted and not's views.)


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