Tea is one of the widely consumed beverages worldwide especially in India. It is the one cup that can refresh you from inside, also providing your taste buds with amazing flavor alongside keeping you healthy. There are many kinds of teas, which are gaining popularity now ever days. Each and every one of them has their own set of health benefits that they provide to us, each one of them are infused with different herbs and thereby are powerful enough to kick start to an amazing day.
So to all the Tea lovers out there, today on International Tea Day, we bring to you 5 kinds of soothing teas to choose from. So that each time you sip up any of these Teas, you know its benefits too.
- Black tea
Black tea is an amazing tea which is rich in antioxidant including polyphenols and catechins, which is said to improve immune system and moisturize your skin naturally. It is basically an oxidized tea which means that the tea leaves are exposed to moist, oxygen rich air.
This tasty tea is also known to improve your metabolism and is also very good for your gut health. Black tea is also said to lower the risk of diabetes, high cholesterol, kidney stones, osteoporosis and dental cavities. It is also said to have anti- cancerous properties within it.
- Green tea
Green tea is one of the favorite of tea lovers, due its subtle flavors along with extreme health benefits that it offers. It contains polyphenols which help in reducing inflammation and also help in fighting cancer. The Catechins in it are natural antioxidants which help prevent cell damage and provide immunity. It also said to relive your mind from stress and depression, thereby promotes good mood and improved brain functioning. Also this green tea is very good for all the fitness freaks, since it improves the body’s metabolism, thereby accelerates fat loss. It has also shown to have positive effects on heart patients and upon the people having diabetes.
- Oolong tea
Oolong tea is partially oxidized, sweet and floral flavor tea. The caffeine content of this tea lies in between black tea and green tea. This tea is known to reduce the risk of heart diseases, especially it has said to be very effective in lowering the cholesterol levels. It is very strong fragmented tea which refreshes you from within just by its aroma. It is also said to increase mental alertness, decrease inflammation and boost energy. This tea contains fluoride which is effective in preventing one from tooth decay or cavities.
- White tea
White tea is minimally processed tea, which is made from simply sun drying or artificially controlled temperature drying of the leaves. Since it is very close to natural thus it is known to be the most delicate tea, which has a very subtle-sweet flavor. This tea is said to have antioxidants within it, which is vital for healthy skin and hair. It has phenols which helps in strengthening collagen and elastin proteins, thereby providing you with healthy and beautiful skin. Also it is said to promote natural shine of your hair and also reduces the activity of premature hair loss.
White tea is also said to lower the risk of diabetes, heart problems, osteoporosis and dental cavities. It is also said to have mood enhancing and calming properties in it, which helps you to stay focused, alert and calm during those hectic days.
- Chamomile tea
Chamomile is a blooming daisy flower with soothing effect which helps you relax, unwind for the day and go off the stress. This tea is said to be very good option to opt for before you head towards your bed. This tea can be easily prepared within few seconds by just boiling its flower in little water. This tea helps in relaxing your mind, soothing the anxiety and insomnia which further helps in promoting the quality of sleep.
Over to you:
So on this international tea day, select the above mentioned teas and extract the benefits out of them.