Black tea nourishes but green tea hurts stomach

① Warm stomach with black tea = nourish the stomach? error!
Many people think that black tea can nourish the stomach. Some people even think that people with a bad stomach should drink more black tea. In fact, this idea is not entirely correct.
Although black tea is warm, it does not mean that it can nourish the stomach. Because tea contains tea polyphenols, and tea polyphenols have astringency, especially in the case of fasting tea, it is more irritating to the stomach. If the tea polyphenols in black tea are not fully oxidized, it will still have an adverse effect on the stomach. Therefore, even if the warmth of black tea is consistent with the warmth characteristics of the spleen and stomach, it is not suitable for everyone.

People with bad stomachs should also be wary of drinking black tea, especially if they drink too much black tea, and large amounts of caffeine can also stimulate the stomach. Therefore, black tea has certain reasons to warm the stomach, but it is different from nourishing the stomach, which is two different things.

Black tea.
Black tea is fermented and dried. Polyphenols undergo an enzymatic oxidation reaction under the action of oxidase, and the content decreases. It has the effect of protecting the gastric mucosa from gastric ulcers.
Recommendation: Black tea should be warm and not too cold to drink. (Cold black tea tannin will precipitate, causing stomach upset) Add brown sugar and ginger to the tea, it also has analgesic effect.

② Drinking green tea hurts the stomach? wrong!
Drinking too much green tea does affect the secretion of gastric juice, causing poor skin, loss of appetite and diarrhea. But green tea contains many natural substances, such as tea polyphenols, chlorophyll, amino acids, vitamins and other nutrients. Appetite to drink green tea correctly, not only does not hurt the spleen and stomach, but also benefits the stomach, can promote excretion, detoxification.

③ Does drinking tea after digestion help digestion? wrong!

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Many people like to drink a cup of tea after eating, and think that drinking tea after a meal can reduce greasy feeling and promote stomach digestion. In fact, on the contrary, drinking tea after a meal can affect digestion.
Because tea contains a large amount of tannic acid, drinking tea immediately after a meal will cause the newly digested protein to combine with tannic acid to form a precipitate, affect protein absorption, dilute the digestive fluid secreted by the stomach, and affect food digestion of the stomach. Therefore, it is best not to drink tea within an hour after a meal.

Green tea hurts?
From the point of view of Chinese medicine, green tea is slightly cold, which helps to remove fire. People with dry stomach and stomach fire can drink it properly.
Method: When brewing green tea, the water temperature should be controlled at about 80 ° C ~ 90 ° C. Friends brewing green tea should be careful not to soak too long, otherwise it will affect the secretion of gastric juice. Suggestion: People with cold stomach should drink less.


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