Empire Brewing Co. in Syracuse launches second ‘tea beer’ venture with China | syracuse.com

By Don Cazentre | December 8, 2015 SYRACUSE, NY — Empire Brewing Co,. today announced its second collaboration with a Chinese company to make a beer using traditional Asian tea ingredients. empireherbs.JPG Brewing up Kuding-Ta IPA at Empire Brewing Co. in Syracuse: Ingredients include the bitter herb kuding (on plate at top), and New York-grown Chinook hops, bottom. The glass holds an infusion of the herb to be used in brewing the beer, a …

Can Too Much Green Tea or Matcha Lead to Liver Damage?

… wasn’t a UTI, but that her symptoms were actually herb-induced hepatitis caused by the three cups of Chinese herbal green tea a day she’d ordered online and had been drinking over three months as part of a weight loss plan, the Daily Mail reports. Once she stopped drinking the stuff, her liver returned to normal. The damage was caused by herbal hepatotoxicity, something that happens when someone ingests an overload of herbs or supplements. Specifically, the issue here was …

One cup of green tea provides more antioxidant effects than one serving of broccoli, spinach, carrots and strawberries! • The Raw Food World News

By Lynn Griffith | August 20, 2015 Tea purchases have risen in the past 20 year; annual supermarket sales yield more than 2.2 billion dollars.  The Tea Association of the U.S. reports that on any given day, 160 million Americans drink tea! (1) How did tea come into origin?  An ancient Chinese legend reports that 5,000 years ago, an emperor noticed a fragrant smell coming from a container of boiling water that leaves fell in.  The emperor was unable to resist tasting the water and was …

One cup of green tea provides more antioxidant effects than one serving of broccoli, spinach, carrots and strawberries! • The Raw Food World News

By Lynn Griffith | August 20, 2015 Tea purchases have risen in the past 20 year; annual supermarket sales yield more than 2.2 billion dollars.  The Tea Association of the U.S. reports that on any given day, 160 million Americans drink tea! (1) How did tea come into origin?  An ancient Chinese legend reports that 5,000 years ago, an emperor noticed a fragrant smell coming from a container of boiling water that leaves fell in.  The emperor was unable to resist tasting the water and was …