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As a service to our subscribers and website visitors, this page offers some more in depth information about tea and tea traditions for those who wish to learn more or have missed some of our past print issues.

 

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INTRODUCTION TO CAMELLIA SINENSIS (TEA)

Camellia sinensis is the scientific classification for the tea plant. One of the most interesting and surprising facts about tea for newcomers is that ALL types of tea, white, green, oolong, and black, come from the same plant, the Camellia sinensis. What determines a type of tea's "color" is the processing the newly picked leaves will undergo before they reach your cup.

 

 

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TEAth FACT by Kristina Wiley, DDS, CEO Linde Lane, 805 North Lincoln #A, Dixon, CA 95620 (916) 799-3315 www.lindelane.com

 

Following a surgical procedure in my dental office, a patient goes home with three items.  The first is a list of postoperative care instructions.  The second is cotton gauze.  The third is a black tea bag, in case of emergency.  Not a tea drinking emergency, but rather an uncontrollable bleeding emergency.  The tannins in black tea are beneficial in controlling bleeding.  Occasionally sutures can't even stop the heaviest bleeder, so we reach for the trusty tea bags.  Just a little warm water and a little pressure, and before too long a clot is formed and the bleeding will subside.  Works well on skin injuries too.  Of course, if they don't experience excess bleeding, then they can enjoy a cup of tea.

Article submitted and reprinted by permission of:  Kristina Wiley, DDS    www.lindelane.com

 

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