Black Tea Could Protect Body From STD Parasite

Black Tea Could Protect Body From STD Parasite

The U.S. Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture con­duct­ed a study look­ing at black tea, and the agency found that the pro­tec­tive com­pound in black tea could help pro­tect the body from the tri­chomo­ni­a­sis parasite.

The agency dis­cov­ered that many strains of T. vagi­la­nis is resis­tant to metron­ida­zole, and the par­a­site growth tied to tri­chomo­ni­a­sis could increase one’s HIV vul­ner­a­bil­i­ty and hin­der their abil­i­ty to reproduce.

The report sug­gest­ed Toma­tine could pre­vent Tri­chomonas strains from grow­ing in cat­tle, cats and humans. This is the same report that not­ed nat­ur­al foods may be used to stop the devel­op­ment of trichomoniasis.

The research team with the Uni­ver­si­ty of the Pacif­ic team looked at edi­ble plans to stop the growth of path­o­gen­ic microbes and if the ingre­di­ents could break down the microbes’ cell membranes.

There were 10 solu­tions devel­oped from the pow­dered edi­ble plants includ­ing two black tea extracts, two green tea extracts and jujube fruit, red wine grape side extract, pome­gran­ate seeds and pome­gran­ate fruit extract. These solu­tions were not­ed as chang­ing the three strains – Tritri­chomonas foe­tus D3; T.vaginalis G3; and feline T foe­tus C1 – into non-dan­ger­ous bacteria.

The theaflavins ingre­di­ent in black tea was not­ed as to have the same absorp­tion, and its extracts were the only solu­tions that hin­dered the three strains. It was the G3 strain that was the most sus­cep­ti­ble to nat­ur­al treat­ment meth­ods. The most pow­er­ful effects came from black tea extracts; theaflavin extracts had low­er lev­els than what was list­ed in the sample.

Var­i­ous theaflavins were not­ed to use the same way to halt pro­to­zoa while theaflavins left the body’s lac­to­bacil­li bac­te­ria alone. Green tea cat­e­chins had an impact on the D1 and G3 strains but no effects on C1 strains.

While the seed extract could inhib­it the G3 strains, it was actu­al­ly the pome­gran­ate fruit extracts were far more effec­tive in hin­der­ing the strains. Both types of pome­gran­ate extracts had sim­i­lar effects on the C1 strains but failed to make an impact on D1 strains. There was min­i­mal effect on the strains by the jujube extracts.

The most resis­tant strains to nat­ur­al inhi­bi­tion are the C1 strains but were high­ly sus­cep­ti­ble to grade seed extract.

Accord­ing to the team, more research look­ing at black tea and toma­tine extracts should be con­duct­ed to use as a nat­ur­al treat­ment for trichomoniasis.


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