Articles for tag: Camellia Sinensis, Streptococcus, White Tea

Uncovering the Truth About White Tea

White tea along with the other three major types of tea come from the Camellia sinensis plant, according to Environmental Nutrition in 2004. Leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant produce all real teas; whereas, herbal teas come from herbs or plants other than Carnellia sinensis. Web MD describes the four types of real tea as ...

Signs of Toxic Shock Syndrome

Most people are not aware of this condition, toxic shock syndrome, or TSS, but this form of bacteria infection is serious and not common. For curious minds, it was first linked to tampon usage, but in recent years, it has been linked to the contraceptive sponge and the birth control method of a diaphragm. In ...

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Most Common Germs Found in Your Home

You may think it is just you, your spouse, the kids, and the family dog living in your home. But, if you think that, then you are thinking wrong. death Most all homes and other places where food is present have pathogenic germs, viruses, etc living in their home, on their skin, in their nose, ...

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Six Foods that Are Good for Your Teeth

You only have one set of pearly whites, so you’d better keep them healthy. One of the best ways to keep teeth in tip top shape is to watch what goes into your mouth. Certain foods, especially sugary ones, directly contribute to tooth decay and gum disease which can ultimately lead to tooth loss – ...

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Can Dog Saliva Kill Bacteria?

Is a dog’s mouth really cleaner that a human’s? Some say yes. Most experts believe you’ll be no worse for the wear from a smooch from your pooch. Some recent studies show that saliva from a dog’s mouth can actually kill certain types of bacteria. Researchers found that dog saliva killed E. coli and streptococcus ...