A guide to teas and it’s benefits

I am truly an ardent green tea lover, are you too?

Well if you are then, this blog will help you know more about your favourite beverage and if you AREN’T (raising my eyebrows) then I am sure you will be after reading this. 

Green tea is undoubtedly one of the healthiest beverages in the world. It’s totally SUGAR FREE, have ZERO CALORIES, and is loaded with ANTIOXIDANTS that provide copious health benefits. Plus, it’s refreshing. What’s not to like? 

I give you some of the most popular types of tea that will surely up your health game

 

Green tea is one of the healthiest tea which is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that has powerful effects on the body. It boosts metabolic rate which helps to cut down more fat and calories during workout or exercises. It is considered to be an “anti-aging beverage” which also protects your brain from neurodegenerative disorders. It contains catechins which kill bacteria and improves Dental health, lower the risk of infections, diabetes and improve the cardiovascular system.

 

Black tea is one of the most consumed beverages in the world after water. It has really strong pungent taste and more caffeine than other teas but less than coffee. It contains another group of antioxidants called flavonoids, which benefit heart health, reduce inflammation in the body, Bad LDL Cholesterol, and Blood pressure. It also helps in lowering the risk of Type 2 diabetes, kidney stones, and asthma. Regular consumption can improve focus and lead to strong immune system with other health benefits.

 

Oolong tea is a moderately processed Chinese traditional tea. Similar to green tea and black tea it also has several vitamins, minerals, and helpful antioxidants which improve the brain functioning, heart health and rejuvenates skin by removing harmful radicals from your body. Drinking regularly can strengthen the bones and stabilise the blood sugar levels in your body. It is also really helpful in weight loss and management along with multiple benefits for your whole body.

 

Matcha tea is the highest quality powdered green tea and has a unique nutrient profile. It is made up of the entire leaf that’s why it has a more concentrated amount of antioxidants and plant compound nutrients. This tea helps to boost your energy, mood, memory, and physical endurance and protects  your heart and liver by flushing out harmful toxins from your body. Matcha green tea powder has robust antibiotic properties which fortify the immune system and promote overall health. A bowl of matcha can fill you with ample amounts of potassium, vitamins C and A, iron, and calcium.

 

Chamomile, also known as ‘Babune ka Phal’ in Hindi, has a stellar reputation for healing, calmness, and tranquility. It contain  Chamazulene, an aromatic  chemical compound that possesses anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antispasmodic properties. It is cited as the best tea for those who are suffering from sleeping disorders. It helps to treat cold, sunburns, and other skin conditions. It also helps to reduce stress, muscle spasms, and period pain. Consuming regularly can also help to get rid of dandruff and eye dark circles. 

 

Herbal tea is not actually made from the Camellia sinensis tea plant. It is made by steeping herbs, fruit seeds, flowers, and roots. It has various medicinal properties with number of health benefits and different tastes & does not contain any caffeine which makes it different from other teas. It is fully loaded with nutrients and multivitamins and minerals which helps  you to rejuvenate tissue cells and skin. It is also helpful in maintaining kidney health and blood sugar level and pressure in your body. Its healing properties make it cure cough and cold, infections, and other digestion issues.

 

Assamese tea is one of the most commonly consumed tea in India. It is one of the most amazing blends of black tea aroma, herbs, and sweetness. It helps to reduce Blood sugar level and nausea as this tea contains ginger while preparing it. It also helps to improve heart health, digestion issues, and weight management. Some people like to have Masala Chai instead of sweetened tea according to their taste, preference and body suitability.

 

Phewww…I know that was a lot to take in. But don’t worry, just pick the tea that intriguide you the most and then start having that. 

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