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Tea Wolf by lazulisong
Fucking around the internet is what Stiles does best, okay.

For the prompt: Stiles has been fucking around on Adiago teas, thinking no one will come across his jokes.
fic  teenwolf  stilesstilinski  derekhale  tea  author:lazulisong  humour 
4 days ago by ashtree22
Top 15 Proven Science-Based Health Benefits of Cinnamon (With References)
1) Cinnamon is a Powerful Antioxidant
2) Cinnamon is Anti-Inflammatory and Can Help Balance the Immune System
3) Cinnamon Inhibits Opportunistic Infections (Anti-Microbial, Anti-Fungal, and Anti-Parasitic)
4) Cinnamon Can Help With Autoimmune Disease
5) Cinnamon is Good for Your Gut
6) Cinnamon is Anti-Diabetic
7) Cinnamon Can Help With Satiety
8) Cinnamon Is Great for Your Skin
9) Cinnamon Promotes Weight Loss
10) Cinnamon Protects the Brain
11) Cinnamon Helps Anxiety & Depression
12) Cinnamon is Good for the Cardiovascular System
13) Cinnamon Protects Against Osteoporosis
14) Cinnamon May Protect Against Cancer
15) Cinnamon Increases BDNF

1) Cinnamon is a Powerful Antioxidant
Ceylon cinnamon increases levels of the master antioxidant, glutathione (in rats) (R).

In a study that compared the antioxidant activity of 26 spices, cinnamon ranked highest (R).

Cinnamaldehyde/Cinnamon activates Nrf2, the most important pathway for increasing our natural and innate antioxidant defense (R).

10) Cinnamon Protects the Brain

Cinnamon reduces risk of Alzheimer’s Disease. It does this by blocking the accumulation of tau protein in the brain, which is a main characteristic of Alzheimer’s (R, R2, R3).

It reduces risk of Parkinson’s Disease. In mouse model of Parkinson’s disease, cinnamon helped to protect neurons, normalize neurotransmitter levels, and improve motor function (R).
Health  TEA 
7 days ago by murilo
9 Wonderful Lemongrass Tea Benefits
Improves Digestion
For thousands of years, lemongrass has been used in various cultures around the world to soothe stomach issues and improve overall gut health. The tea contains a component called citral that can help digest food more effectively, thereby preventing constipation and other irritation in the bowels. Furthermore, the anti-inflammatory nature of lemongrass tea’s antioxidants will help improve the balance of your microflora and prevent acid reflux disease, hemorrhoids, and other irritating conditions.

Reduces Inflammation
Whether you are suffering from arthritis, a sore throat, a headache, or a twisted ankle, the anti-inflammatory effects of lemongrass tea can have an effect all over the body. By reducing inflammation in the tissues and cells of the body, it can effectively ease pain and reduce irritation. This also makes lemongrass tea a good topical application for certain skin issues; you can allow the tea to cool and then apply it with a cloth to the affected area.

Treats Depression and Anxiety
Studies reveal that people who regularly consumed lemongrass tea did see improvements in their mood swings and anxiety. The chemicals in lemongrass tea are sedative in nature, which can help relax the mind and prevent worry and stress from building up. It also lowers the levels of stress hormones in the body. In terms of depression, the energy-boosting properties of lemongrass can help turn your mood and behavior patterns around.
Health  TEA 
7 days ago by murilo
History of the word "tea": How the word "tea" spread over land and sea — Quartz
"Cha" spread via land, mostly by the Silk Road; "Tea" (from the Min Nan dialect spoken in Fujian) spread via sea.
history  tea  maps  language  china  imperialism  trade  silkroad 
8 days ago by pozorvlak
History of the word "tea"
Tea if by sea, cha if by land: Why the world only has two words for tea
tea  language  history  travel  etymology 
8 days ago by mirthe

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