Roasted Barley Tea
Roasted barley tea has been used in different names in China, Japan, South Korea, and in some other Asian countries since ancient times. If you are looking for a caffeine-free drink as a substitute for coffee, we suggest you barley tea. You can have it during the day or in the evening to enjoy your sleep.
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The healing properties of barley:
This beverage is used as a hot pleasant drink in the winter or a cold desirable drink in the summer.
Barley grain is caffeine free. According to the researches done in the state University of Colorado, this tea contains vitamins and the minerals that prevent diabetes, dental decay, and improve digestion, blood circulation, and cardiovascular function, increase the number of beneficial bacteria in the intestine, balance weight and reduce cholesterol.
According to the article published at “Agricultural and Food Chemistr” magazine in 2006, barley tea, by preventing the growth and development of Streptococcus mutans bacteria which causes tooth decay, prevents tooth cavity.
The Healing Center in Santa Monica, California, Said on its website that tea juice facilitates the digestion and excretion.
Michio Kushi ,in his book “Cancer-free diet plan”, wrote that barley tea is a fever remover.
Barley tea, for its antioxidant feature, prevents cardiovascular disease, cell death and Neurological disorders. Its antioxidant components are the 5 following Phenolic compounds (p-Hydroxyacetophenone (5, 7), Dehydroxychromone, Naringin, Quercetin, Iso America null A) along with some known compounds as P-Hydroxybenzaldehyde (3, 4), Dehydroxybenzaldehyde, P- Hydroxybenzoic acid, Vanillic acid, and P-Coumaric acid. Which were discovered in barley tea for the first time. Therefore, barley plant and its extract as tea are considered as the rich sources of phenolic compounds with antioxidant feature. Barley contains a chemical substance called antiprotease. These compounds stop the production of intestinal cancer agents and prevent the formation of tumors.
It prevents liver from making “LDL” cholesterol. Therefore, it reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. This property is for the presence of water soluble B-Glucan in barley.
Substances in barley are effective in regulating and reducing abdominal pain and constipation.
Roasted barley tea can act as an inhibitor of blood concentrations, commensurate with the level of alkylpyrazine.