It has been around six weeks since we have been confined to our homes. Handling bosses and projects remotely, challenges of home-schooling, lack of socialization, stream of negative news and political rancor that refuses to diminish would wear out the best of us. Given that, I want to share some centering practices that may help you keep your sanity and find a little peace.
Tea may not prevent COVID-19 but past studies suggest green tea has anti-viral properties with preventive effects on influenza and common cold. We chanced upon some research thanks to a book on Japanese tea ceremony.
Before we tell you about tea and caffeine, let us first quickly go over what caffeine is.
Caffeine is an organic compound found in plants. It forms part of the alkaloid group that includes morphine, strychnine, quinine, ephedrine, and nicotine many of which are used to make drugs. These plant compounds have both beneficial and harmful physiological effects on the human body when ingested.