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Journal of Tea Science ›› 2003, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (2): 129-135.doi: 10.13305/j.cnki.jts.2003.02.009

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Study on Literatures of Tea Medicine in China

ZHU Yong-xing1, DENG Jun-qi2   

  1. 1. Tea Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Key Lab of Tea Chemical Engineering, Ministry of Agriculture, Hangzhou 310008, China;
    2. Editorial department of Journal of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China
  • Received:2003-04-16 Revised:2003-07-30 Online:2003-11-25 Published:2019-09-16

Abstract: 1060 tea medical literatures were collected from more than 7000 Chinese periodicals. These literatures were written by 653 authors (the first author) from 352 institutions, and were published in 399 periodicals. Cao Jin was the author who wrote the highest amounts of academic papers on tea medical thesis, the institution that possessed the highest amounts of such kind of papers was Zhejiang (Agricultural) University, and the periodical that published the highest amounts of such kind of papers was JOURNAL OF TEA SCIENCE. There are 13 kinds of components with medical values in tea. These components possess 7 kinds of effect concerning human health, such as anti-oxidation, metabolizing modulation, providing important nutrition etc, and by which tea was concerned to prevention and cure of more than twenty kinds of diseases such as diseases on liver, kidney, lung, tummy, the five sense organs and tumors. Following aspects were also statistically analyzed and discussed in the paper: the developing law and trend of tea medical literatures, the distribution and composition of authors, institutions and journals of which the literatures were published.

Key words: Tea science, Medical science, Literatures, Computation, Database, Statistical analysis, Tea, Health protection

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