Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of 25 studies examining the beneficial properties of tea. It was found that regular consumption of this drink normalizes blood pressure. If tea is used occasionally, this effect is not, writes Science World Report.
Daily mug of tea for three months (the minimum effective time period) reduces systolic blood pressure by 2.6 mm, and diastolic blood - 2.2 mm, Even such moderate rates can significantly improve human health.
Tea is a good addition to the medications that regulate blood pressure. According to the research results, the reduction of pressure by 2-3 mm Hg reduces the risk of stroke by 8%, and coronary heart disease by 5%.
The most useful by scientists called green tea. Next comes the black (red) tea. The number of cups recommended per day until called. Scientists studied the problem earlier, consider the optimal amount of about 3-4 cups a day.