As the saying goes, nourishing yang in spring and summer, nourishing yin in autumn and winter, and proper tonic in winter is the best time to restore and regulate the functions of various organs of the human body.
Reasonable “health preservation” is to restore the vitality that people dissipated in the bitter summer through nurturing, in order to prepare for the storage period of the body.
To resist the cold winter, drinking tea is a very good choice, not only has a good health effect, but also makes the body warmer.
Drinking tea is the best way to clean the stomach and intestines daily. Tea can eliminate fat and greasy, supplement vitamins and fiber, help the stomach and intestines detoxify and peristalize, and expel toxins accumulated in the intestines.
[Drinking tea can prevent and relieve “dryness”]
Dryness, the first sign is that your throat starts to hurt when you wake up in the morning. In severe cases, it is also accompanied by nasal allergies, dry skin, dry hair, colds, coughs, nosebleeds, etc.
Plain boiled water has a significantly weaker effect on hydrating and moisturizing dryness than tea, and the beneficial ingredients in tea have a good alleviation and “treatment” effect on the various discomforts of Qiuzao.
[Drinking tea can moisturize the lungs]
The dry and cold winter is easy to cause the body’s respiratory system discomfort. Adding an appropriate amount of honey to the tea can moisturize the lungs.
Of course, drinking tea is not so simple. There are many specialties. The tea you drink is different in different seasons, including different groups of people.
There was an old saying in the old days, “Drink scented tea in spring, green tea in summer, green tea in autumn, and black tea in winter”, which summarized the tea suitable for drinking throughout the year.
But there is no absolute thing in the world. With climate changes and individual differences, there are actually many types of tea suitable for autumn. Here are some teas that are suitable for autumn drinking.
[Tea suitable for winter drinking]
Winter is the best time to drink black tea. Because the temperature is low in winter, the cold is heavy, the physiological functions of the human body are reduced, the yang is weakened, and the requirements for energy and nutrition are higher.
The way of health preservation is to keep warm from the cold and improve disease resistance. At this time, it is advisable to drink black tea such as Qihong, Dianhong, Yinghong and black tea such as Pu’er and Liubao.
Black tea is sweet and warm in nature and rich in protein. In addition, the red date tea that women can also choose in winter has the effects of invigorating the spleen and stomach, nourishing the liver and blood, replenishing qi and promoting fluids, enhancing women’s physical fitness and strengthening muscle strength.
1. Black tea
Drinking black tea can make bones strong. It is recommended to take a cup of black tea a day. For example, adding lemon to the black tea will strengthen the bones.
When brewing black tea, it is advisable to use freshly boiled water and cover the cup to avoid the release of fragrance.
In addition to brewing black tea alone, other materials can be added to black tea. Here are several methods and effects:
1. Milk tea
Ingredients: 3 grams of black tea, 100 grams of milk, 2 grams of salt
1. Put the black tea into the pot, add water and cook for 5 minutes
2. Filter out the black tea leaves, and boil the milk in a pot
3. After boiling the milk, add tea juice, add salt and stir
Efficacy: Drink it once every morning, which can effectively replenish blood and strengthen the body.
2. Astragalus Black Tea
Material: 15 grams of astragalus, 3 grams of black tea
1. Put the astragalus in the pot, add appropriate amount of water and cook for about 15 minutes
2. After adding the black tea, boil it together for about 5 minutes, then you can drink it
Features and effects: Astragalus is sweet and smooth, has the effects of invigorating qi and promoting yang, reconciling the spleen and stomach, moisturizing the lungs and promoting fluids, and expectorating. Effectively nourishes qi and invigorates the stomach, and can improve the symptoms of physical weakness.
3. Sugarcane black tea
Material: 500 grams of sugar cane, 5 grams of black tea
Preparation: Peel the sugarcane, chop it, and fry it with black tea
Efficacy: clearing away heat and producing fluid, treating dry throat, thirst, itchy throat, coughing, overeating fatty foods, etc. It is an ideal health tea.
Fourth, glutinous rice black tea
Material: 50 grams of glutinous rice, 5 grams of black tea
1. Wash the glutinous rice and put it in the pot
2. Add appropriate amount of water and cook
3. Add black tea to the cooked glutinous rice and drink it
Efficacy: Replenishing qi and nourishing blood, improving the symptoms of physical weakness.
2. Pu’er Tea
Pu’er tea is usually divided into two types: loose tea and pressed tea. The pressed tea includes Pu’ertuo tea, square tea, round tea (seven seed cake tea), Qianliangzhu tea, Tuan tea, and golden melon tribute tea.
It has the functions of clearing heat, relieving heat, detoxification, eliminating food, removing fat, diuresis, laxative, relieving cough and promoting fluid, nourishing qi, and refreshing.
In addition to separate brewing, other materials can also be added.
1. Chrysanthemum tea and Pu’er tea
Material: 2.5 grams of dried chrysanthemum, 3 grams of Pu’er tea
1. Put the chrysanthemum and Pu’er tea leaves into a porcelain cup with a lid and pour boiling water
2. Pour out the first tea without drinking, then pour boiling water
3. The lid can be lifted in about 2 minutes, the fragrance of chrysanthemum overflows, and drink it while it is hot
Efficacy: It has the functions of clearing heat, relieving heat, detoxification, eliminating food, removing fat, diuresis, laxative, expectorant, dispelling wind and relieving the surface, relieving cough and promoting fluid, boosting energy, and prolonging life. (The chrysanthemum is the top grade of Hangbai chrysanthemum and Huangshan tribute chrysanthemum)
2. Rose Pu’er Tea
Ingredients: 15 grams of roses, 3 grams of Pu’er tea, appropriate amount of honey
1. Put Pu’er tea in a cup and bowl, and pour boiling water
2. Pour out the first tea and do not drink it, add roses in the second, and then pour boiling water to brew, wait for a while and add honey.
Efficacy: The rose flower and Pu’er tea are brewed and drunk together. It is fragrant and pleasant. It can relieve chest tightness and irritability, and has a good effect on relieving tension and depression.
3. Red Date Tea
It is especially suitable for drinking red date tea in winter. Jujube contains high sugar content, produces high calories, and has the effect of enhancing physical fitness and strengthening muscle strength, so it is especially suitable for consumption in winter. There are several ways to brew red dates:
1. Red Date Tea
Ingredients: 5 grams of red dates, cut with a knife, cored, and put in a teacup
Preparation: brew with boiling water, make tea daily
Efficacy: invigorate the spleen and stomach, nourish the liver and blood, invigorate qi and promote fluid. It can be taken by ordinary people, especially suitable for women and people with poor digestive function.
Second, red dates wolfberry tea
Ingredients: 25 grams of red dates, 20 grams of medlar, appropriate amount of brown sugar
1. Put the red dates (with pits) and medlar in the pot, add proper amount of water to boil
2. After the red dates are boiled and softened, add brown sugar, mix thoroughly, and drink.
Efficacy: It can effectively prevent high blood pressure.
Three, ginger and red date tea
Ingredients: 5 red dates, 5 longan, half ginger, a few medlars, brown sugar.
Method: (for 2~3 people)
1. Wash the jujube, remove the pit and cut into small pieces. Cut the ginger into thin strips and shell the longan.
2. In addition to brown sugar, put all the ingredients in a small boiling pot, add water to 4/5 of the pot, cook for 15 minutes and turn off the heat.
3. Put brown sugar in your own cup, pour ginger and jujube tea, and drink it without stirring.
In this way, the original sweetness of dates, longan and wolfberry can be tasted in the first few mouthfuls. The brown sugar in the cup slowly melts away, and every bite is sweeter than the last bite. It feels so good.
Efficacy: Prevent arthritis and lumbar muscle strain. To replenish the spleen and qi, nourish the heart and calm the nerves. Warm palace, promote blood circulation, cure dysmenorrhea. Prevent cold and cold. Warm the stomach and remove cold from the stomach.
4. Ginseng Red Date Tea
Material: 25 grams of ginseng, 25 grams of red dates, 5 grams of black tea
1. Wash the ginseng and red dates (to remove the pit) and set aside
2. Put the above-mentioned materials into the pot together and boil it into tea
Efficacy: Improve qi and blood deficiency, enhance physical strength, and restore vitality.
In addition, there are some teas that are also suitable for drinking in winter.
4. Oolong tea
Oolong tea is rich in organic chemical components and inorganic mineral elements. Often drinking Oolong tea can clear away heat and detoxify, lower blood lipids and cholesterol, and is very helpful for removing dryness and losing weight.
Among the oolong teas, Anxi Tieguanyin and Wuyi Rock Tea are well-known. Sitting in the courtyard, enjoying a cup of fragrant tea, and watching Yunjuanyunshu is also a great pleasure.
5. Dark tea
Dark tea can lower blood lipids, blood sugar, and blood pressure. It is good for people with diabetes to drink more dark tea.
Usually drinking black tea can sterilize and reduce inflammation and treat gastrointestinal diseases. At the same time, black tea can also delay aging.
The black tea you have drunk can be used to boil hot water again, so that it can deodorize and reduce inflammation, and shampoo can reduce dandruff and relieve itching.
6. Chrysanthemum tea
Dry weather makes your eyes dry, especially for students and office workers who are always facing the computer.
Chrysanthemum tea has the effects of clearing the liver, improving eyesight, sterilization and disinfection, and chrysanthemum tea also has the effects of lowering blood fat, lowering cholesterol, and delaying aging.
When making chrysanthemum tea, you can put a proper amount of wolfberry into it. The chrysanthemum wolfberry tea can nourish yin and nourish the kidney, and play a role in improving smartness.
7. Eucommia tea
Eucommia tea can nourish the liver and kidney, lower blood pressure, blood lipids, beautify the skin and help sleep. Drinking more eucommia tea is good for people with insomnia, dreaminess, and three highs. People who often insomnia can drink a cup before going to bed.
8. Jasmine tea
Jasmine tea, also known as jasmine fragrant tablets, is a tea variety made with special craftsmanship or refined green tea green tea and jasmine flowers. It not only has the fresh fragrance of jasmine, but also has the refreshing taste of green tea.
Therefore, in the late autumn and early winter seasons, drinking a cup of jasmine tea can refresh your mind, refresh your mouth, and relieve heat.
Due to the internal physical and chemical effects of jasmine tea during processing.
Certain polyphenols and tea tannins in tea are decomposed into water-insoluble protein and degraded into amino acids under humid and hot conditions, which weakens the astringency of green tea, makes the taste more fresh and mellow, and is more delicious.
9, white tea
White tea is sweet in taste and can be drunk throughout the year. The white tea production process is relatively simple, and the nutrients retained in the tea are more abundant, so drinking white tea in autumn is more beneficial to people’s health.
The production process of white tea is different from the traditional frying and fermentation process. Fuding white tea adopts the traditional process of no frying and no kneading, and mainly with two processes of withering and drying.
Withering is a key link in the initial white tea production technology. Through withering, the tea buds naturally change slowly, and the active enzymes and polyphenols in the tea are retained to the greatest extent.
No matter whether you know tea or like tea, drinking tea is a very good and healthy way.
However, it is based on drinking the right tea in advance. Of course, you must have a certain understanding of the types of tea.