posted on Jan, 12 2010 @ 06:17 PM
reply to post by Wang Tang
Thanks so much for that, wow!
Well just look what the Western cartels did with coca and native tobacco.
I think the green color and consistancy is subconsciously very targeted to refer to a similar loosely sold illegal substance. Or why is "green tea"
the black tea" of our time?
Similar with many soy products - many in the East wouldn't touch them.
Not only that, it's also a case of overkill, most government breads have unfermented hormone-rich soy in them, and people are taking it it in as a
bulking agent in most meals.
I had quite a shock at how many hidden Green Tea supplements I was taking. This is not how the plant was originally used!
Sometimes they are hidden in long labels, but sometimes they claim to be better than the tea. So this is also a contradiction.
Yeah, I'm sure people who take it suddenly "feel better" for a while.
Despite this, I will still enjoy my cuppas of Green. But its bog-standard Asian reject-tea with a nice flavor; color and packaging.
(Or take the case of Kava Kava - it was always known that the Pacific islanders kept the real Kava for themselves, and Westerners got an inferior
product as a "health-supplement"!)
[edit on 12-1-2010 by halfoldman]