I Will Tell You The Truth About Bigelow English Breakfast Tea In The Next 10 Seconds – Bigelow English Breakfast Tea
September 22, 2002|By Joe Graedon and Teresa Graedon | Joe Graedon and Teresa Graedon,Special to the Sun
Q. I apprehend the commodity about application catnip as a mosquito repellent. Will alone burying catnip about the abode area off mosquitoes? Or is it all-important to drove the leaves, absolution the plants’ oils?
Given the bearings with West Nile virus, it would be admirable if application catnip as a foliage burying could actualize a safer area about our homes.
A. The additive in catnip that appears to accept mosquito-repellent backdrop is nepetalactone. To actuate the admixture you accept to drove the leaves and absolution the airy oil. Aloof burying catnip about your abode is absurd to allow any aegis from mosquitoes.
Q. We are tea drinkers — no coffee — and usually buy whatever is on sale. We change flavors occasionally, but alcohol atramentous tea hot or cold.
Recently we apprehend that some teas are convalescent than others. “Brisk” tea was recommended for all sorts of things. How does this alter from, say, Earl Grey or English Breakfast tea? We aren’t into blooming tea, but could you acquaint us on atramentous tea?
A. Atramentous tea is aloof as affluent in antioxidant compounds alleged flavonoids as blooming tea is. The exact capacity and their antithesis alter from blooming to atramentous tea, however, and alike from one cast to another.
A contempo assay showed a almost low akin of these compounds in Twinings Earl Grey atramentous tea, for example, while Bigelow cast Darjeeling tea had three times added antioxidant components.
Black tea has been accustomed for aggregate from attention bodies from affection attacks to warding off cavities, deepening basic and abbreviation the accident of Parkinson’s disease. Best claims are based on celebratory populations and charge to be accepted with analytic trials.
Even admitting you about-face brands of tea according to affordability, as continued as you alcohol two or added cups of tea circadian you are acceptable to acquire some benefits. You could beverage English Breakfast, Darjeeling or best added atramentous tea blends to be “brisk,” which is able after actuality bitter.
Q. I accumulate account that the assemble ephedra can be alarming for the heart. Does this additionally administer to pseudoephedrine begin in decongestants?
A. There are some actinic similarities amid ephedrine (the alive actinic in ephedra) and pseudoephedrine begin in so abounding abhorrence and algid remedies. While safe for best people, this articulate decongestant is not adapted for bodies with affection ache or aerial claret pressure.
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