The studies are part of several efforts by independent researchers to discover why some people live longer than others. The conclusion from aging longevity experts to cancer researchers is that inflammation plays a critical role in tumor growth, heart disease, arthritis, high blood pressure, Alzheimer's and a host of immune related diseases. Reducing inflammation is critical to maintaining one's health and vitality, studies conclude.
Herbal tea made from fresh organic herbs dried within six months of growth possesses one of the riches caches of anti-inflammatory properties. Teas such as Inflama-Tea, made by http://www.homegrownherbandtea.com, is rich in COX-2 inhibitors, anti-oxidants, blood thinning compounds while at the same time reduces acidity which promotes inflammatory conditions.
According to Blue Zone study author Dan Buettner which sited herbal tea as critical to longevity, “It's this regular, ritualistic consumption of these herbal teas that we think explains low rates of heart disease and also low rates of dementia." His study, which studied herbal tea drinkers in Ikaria, is careful to point out that teas that are manufactured and appear in stapled tea bags do not possess wellness properties in any substantial amount.
"We've been preaching the benefits of fresh, hand blended, organic herbal tea for years," said Sarah Richards of Homegrown Herb and Tea. "It's nice to get some recognition."
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Homegrown Herb and Tea is an herbal tea apothecary located in Portland, Maine and online at http://www.homegrowntea.com. We serve wellness tea, Ayurvedic teas and specialty teas.