Chinese naval men consumed ginger to prevent sea sickness. Greeks used it to improve digestion, and King Henry VIII believed that ginger is a cure for plague.
Healing plants is the oldest cure and original raw material of primitive, and later on cultural people for production of various products that alleviated or cured various problems and illness in the people.
Magical beverage under the name tea is used for more than 4000 years, it cures, refreshes, and relaxes people worldwide. Not even Chinese emperor Shen-Nong who accidentally discovered the secret of preparing this drink, could dream that one day his finding will become popular.
Lately, apart from specialized magazines and newspapers, there are more and more advices regarding healing teas and teas for losing weight.