Throughout history man has been in search for a magical cure to achieve a longer life. Ancient Greeks searched for the Ambrosia of the Gods and the Philosopher’s Stone and King Arthur pursued the Holy Grail.
Even today, people are looking for ways to increase their life expectancy through exercising, eating more healthily or holistic therapies. It seems that the search for prolonging one’s life is a goal that everyone is striving for and one that has been right underneath our noses this whole time.
According to a recent study from The Chinese Academy of Medical Science, drinking tea a few times a week could extend your life by 1.26 years!
Before you start getting your hopes up and bulk buying Earl Grey and Breakfast Tea; The study indicates that the desired effects have only been seen through drinking green tea. Green tea is “a rich source of polyphenols which protect against cardiovascular disease.”
Black tea has been used in the research. However, due to low participant consumption rate, the findings for black tea were inconclusive. Only 8% of the 100,902 participant’s drank black tea. To read more about the study click here.
Now that we know the secret to a longer life is just a sip away, Heritage Collection can help you with your life elixir preparations. Whether you are looking for something in Silver, Stainless Steel or Porcelain, Heritage collection has tea services fit for your needs. Heritage collection are also a manufacturer of afternoon tea stands, so if you choose to share this new found knowledge with friends and family, you can organise a tea party knowing that you are doing a good deed.