Take a strong infusion of black tea (2 tsp of tea leaves per cup of boiling water),without milk or sugar for diarrhea, food poisonig,or dysentery. Also a cantonese remedy for hangovers.
POULTICE- Place used teabags on tired eyes. (soothes the eyes ya know.)Damp tea leaves can also soothe insect bites.
Wash- a weak tea can cool sunburn.
CAUTION-Sufferers from irregular heartbeat,pregnant women and nursing mothers should limit intake to no more than 2 cups a day.becausehigh intake of caffene can lead to increased heart rate.
People with stomach ulcers should avoid excessive consumption because the bitter taste can stimulate gastric acid production.