Black Tea
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Black Tea in TCM:

Explore the properties of Black Tea according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):


Temperature: neutral
Channels: LU, LI, ST, HT, UB, LV
Flavors: sweet, bitter
Regulates: circulates qi, resolves water accumulations, eliminates toxins, resolves phlegm

In terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Black Tea is known for its ability to regulate qi circulation, regulate water, eliminate toxins, and resolve phlegm.

In general the ancient Chinese medical texts cite that it enters the Lung, Stomach, Heart, Urine Bladder, Liver and Large Intestine. The flavor of Black Tea is sweet and bitter, and it is considered to be neutral in temperature.