The application, drinking, storage of Green tea and its cup

Application of Green tea

Outstanding deodorization

If restroom or refrigerator stinks a lot, putting the dried residue of tea leaves in a small sack can deodorize the bad smell effectively. Traditionally, a wisdom of ancestor which is to deodorize and control the humidity of house derives from burning the old dried tea leaves in a fire place or brazier.

  • Fertilizer for a pot

    Using the residue of tea leaves after brewing tea can be used as fertilizer for a pot instead of throwing it away. As the residue of tea leaves contains amino acid but nothing, it can be used as a good substitute for artificial fertilizer. After brewing tea leaves, brewing once again then cooling it can be a better fertilizer especially for a good quality of pot.

  • Sterilization of mold in wardrobe.

    In rainy season, a house tends to be humid which generates the mold. Due to the humidity, mold can easily breed in a wardrobe or a drawer, which occur a bad smell that gives a discomfort. By hanging a net which is filled with dried tea leaves, the tannin which is a component of tea leaves and chlorophyll not only absorb the stink of mold but also give a delicate scent to clothes which refreshes the mood. In addition, by putting clothes on a piece of paper on top of dried tea leaves can prevent silverfish, mold and discoloration.

  • Cleaning carpet more easily

    After brewing, spread out tea leaves which is squeezed until not watery on a carpet. After about three hours, roll the tea leaves in order to absorb dust or germ, and thenremove tea leaves. Dry it on a well ventilating place and roll it to store, and then you can store it cleanly until next winter.

  • Storage of fish

    The component of green tea, flavonol removes fishy smell, and helps adhere the particles together, which makes flesh more firm and bone softer when green tea is added during a procedure of a fish dish. It leads to have a better digestive power, and absorbs faster which makes it taster, and softer. Before filleting a raw fish, rinsing it by brewed green tea water and dry it with a towel drenched by green tea water not only removes a fishy smell but also prevents food poisoning because the staphylococcus in green tea repress the breeding of germs. Also, mixing the flour with green tea or wetting a fish with cold water while cooking the fish pancake, helps to remove the fishy smell and make the fish firmer which prevents pancake from shattering. Also, adding the brewed green tea leaves on fish boiled in spiced soy sauce will absorb the fishy smell, which will have a cleaner taste. Well-dried fish can be infested with insects if stored improperly. Putting dried tea leaves can prevent this misfortune.

  • Insect bite

    The residue of brewed tea leaves can be used as an insecticide when burned like the mosquito repellent incense in outdoors. In addition, when bitten by a mosquito or bug, covering the thick brewed tea water can prevent skin from welling and poisoning by the detoxication and soothing effect of tea.

  • Use as a detergent

    Using the residue of brewed green tea leaves instead of detergent can prevent river pollution and skin hurts due to the component of tea. It is called saponinwhich is a material of soap. Rinsing vegetable and fruit with the tea water can also remove agricultural pesticides.

  • Preserving pork or beef

    When preserving the pork or beef, the flavonol in green tea removes bad smell and softens the meat which improves the taste. This is the reason why people put green tea in a meat dish.