It's cockcrow. Time 6:00 AM. The alarm clock has done its job a minute ago. My eyelids are open, believe me, I have a serious inclination to get
Hark! I hear approaching steps! That familiar fragrance! The dose that liberates! Yes, my cup of 'bliss' is arriving. Now, my day will begin!
What a classic example of mind slavery!!
Dear readers, have you ever thought that your day can begin without it as well? Can't an authentic alternative give a head start
Today, tea has become an unavoidable household commodity. A mass consumption item. The necessary evil
However, persons who are addicted to tea, unhesitatingly say that consumption of tea inspires them and takes them to supreme happiness. But this argument is baseless. In one of the hospitals in London, 155 patients were kept under observation. All were provided with generous tea-drinks. The survey revealed that drinking tea gives a false sense of agility and provides stimulation, but that too for a short period. The individual will revert to the state of laxity and slackness soon.
POISONOUS ELEMENTS FOUND IN TEA
1. Tannin: This poisonous element has a direct negative effect on the digestive system; it weakens it. It adversely affects the functioning of the kidneys and intestines. When we take our meals, a particular juice is produced which percolates through the walls of the kidneys. This juice gets mixed up with our food intake and makes it worthy of digestion. But, when the poisonous element Tannin reaches the kidneys, the natural activities related to digestion come to a standstill. It makes the digestive organs weak and act against their natural working process. This
2. Caffeine: Another poisonous element that is found in tea is Caffeine. The ill-effects of this are comparable to Nicotine, a poisonous element found in tobacco. Firstly, it creates a sense of freshness and
3. Pepin: Like Tannin, its ill-effects are mostly on our digestive system.
A medical practitioner in England, and a resident of Patterley Municipality
Some more recordings also speak in the same vein. They are as follows:
There is a high possibility that those who drink two to three cups of tea in a day tend to suffer from tension, worry, fear, palpitation, muscle strain and diseases related to brain and nervous system - Dr. Gilman Thomson, Professor, Cornell University Medical College, New York.
From the point of view of health, tea is comparable to poison. Its immediate effect is on hunger: it vanquishes it. Regular intake of tea generates weakness in veins and arteries, constipation and giddiness- Dr. Ballard.
On regular consumption of caffeine, the poisonous element found in tea and coffee, the beverage lover can even lose mental balance, may turn mad. Tea doesn't relax, rather it increases tiredness - A Cambridge University doctor.
THE INDIGENOUS TEA
In the light of these objectionable
features, it seems readers need no further enlightenment as to why we should give up Tea- give up forever! Every rational and health conscious fellow will hesitate
in holding the cup of the same. However, what about those addicts who have an uncompromising love for this rich brown fluid and have a compelling urge to sniff its aromatic
1. Sweet Violet: It removes throat's irritation and chest's congestion; mitigates swelling and burning sensation in the urinary bladder. It is useful in controlling cough. It has cooling and tonic effects on the cardiac system.
2. Arjuna (Botanical name: Terminalia Arjuna): Beneficial in the treatment of
3. Liquorice: An excellent herb that makes the voice as melodious as cuckoo. It enhances the eyesight and strengthens the retina. It cures
4. Cinnamon: It is a remedy for various ills. It stimulates hunger, increases appetite, improves digestion and cures gastroenteritis. Regular intake of this herb can even prevent chronic diseases like tuberculosis as well as bleeding in the womb.
5. Bay leaf: This herb provides relief from piles, heart-ailments, loss of taste, watery discharge from the nose, cough, etc.
6. Holy Basil: It is exceedingly a healing herb for fever, cough, hiccups, worms in
7. Clove: It builds up the cells and firms up the nerves,
8. Red Sandalwood: In case of fever or bleeding in excreta, sandalwood is an effective medicine. It mitigates inflammation and swelling; brings relief in vomiting sensation.
9. Fennel: Since ancient times, it is considered as an effective mouth-freshener and a domestic elixir as well. It also relieves flatulence and fixes up digestion problems. It acts as a coolant for stomach heat; arrests
10. Cardamom: A good cure for
The above beneficial ingredients of which the Indigenous Tea is
There is also another method of making 'Instant Indigenous Tea'. We generally grow a Basil plant (Tulsi) in our kitchen garden. If not, it is desirable to have one. Take seven to eleven basil leaves. Ground three to four seeds of pepper. Boil them together in water. Add milk and boil again. This tea helps one to give up the
Finally, let us take a pledge to quit black English Tea, here and now and firmly resolve to switch over to Basil Tea/Indigenous Tea only, which is good on all accounts. It is also excellent for our mental health. Let us initiate this welfare program for ourselves and attain freedom from many ailments.
Now, will you share a cup of tea with us
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