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Tea can help fight terrorism!

 

 

We know tea can fight cancer, reduce risk of heart disease, strengthen your bones, bolster your immune defenses, but did you know tea can also help fight terrorism. Strangely a cup of tea a day may be all the protection you need against biological warfare.

In 2001, letters containing anthrax spores were mailed to several news media offices and two Democratic U.S. senators, killing 5 people and infecting 17 others. Dozens of buildings were contaminated with anthrax as a result of the mailings and the decontamination took 26 months and cost the U.S. government $130 million.

Anthrax is an acute disease cause by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis. It’s a bacterium that primarily affects grazing animals such as sheep, cattle, goats and horses. Researchers have found that a cup of black tea can help inhibit anthrax. Components of tea such as polyphenols have the ability to inhibit the activity of Bacillus anthracis and its toxin considerably.

Ricin, a powerful poison which comes from the humble castor oil bean has a gruesome reputation as a bio weapon. Even a tiny amount can kill a person within two to three days after getting into the bloodstream. Well it turns out that daily consumption of tea can deactivate ricin. A chemical in tea can help fight the effects of one of the most deadly poisons in the world!

A cup of tea may provide benefits far greater than the mind can perceive. How many cups of tea are you drinking daily and what are your reasons for drinking tea? Leave your comments below!

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