Current treatments for Parkinson’s disease, like most pharmaceuticals, are associated with serious side-effects.

But researchers at State Key Laboratory of Brain & Cognitive Science in Beijing have found a safe and promising alternative in the world’s favorite beverage.

Tea for Parkinson’s Disease: Protect Brain Cells with Polyphenols

In a new study published in Biological Psychiatry, researchers investigated the effects of green tea polyphenols in an animal model of Parkinson’s disease. They found that polyphenols help to protect the dopamine-producing brain cells which are lost as a result of Parkinson’s disease.

Maximizing the Benefits of Tea for Parkinson’s Disease

Enjoy the brain-saving benefits of green tea today. Look for organic green tea which is higher in powerful phytonutrients and grown without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides.