Civilizations from around the world have been enjoying tea for the past 5,000 years or more. Teas aren’t just soothing beverages, though. Several varieties also boast a therapeutic side to them. Green tea, for example, has been known to have several health benefits, many of which have been the topic of much research in recent years alone.

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