Puffy Eyes? Passing An Olympic Drug Test? Other Uses For Green Tea.
Iced green tea tastes great and is good for you. That we know. There are many other uses for natures perfect leaf. Here are two:
Use caffeinated green tea bags to reduce puffiness under your eyes. Soak green tea bags in hot water for a few minutes and let them cool to room temperature but do not squeeze the liquid out. After they have cooled, place them on your closed eyes for several minutes. The caffeine will increase circulation and the antioxidants have anti-wrinkle effects.
Use iced green tea to pass an Olympic doping test. A recent British study showed green tea might hide testosterone from the standard test used to identify it. In the laboratory, scientists were able to lower testosterone readings by introducing compounds found in green tea. Doping officials are considering taking this into account when looking at random test results.
** This site does not condone doping for the purpose of winning Olympic events. Iced green tea may in fact taste great, help you live a long and healthy life and help you lose weight, but it is should not be use to win medals illegally.