It’s getting chilly in Japan. We have to take preventive measures against cold and flu. In that case, tea does help.
green tea is said to have a lot of catechin, which has the effect of killing
bacteria. Some schools especially at the tea-production areas encourage their
students to gargle with tea during winter. Between classes, after PE class, before
school lunch…..the all students gurgle with tea. According to those schools,
fewer students catch a cold since they have introduced this system.
has more catechin than high-quality tea. Even tasteless tea made from used tea
leaves has enough catechin to work for killing bacteria. Tea is not only for
drinking, is it?