6 benefits of tea
Posted on January 27 2020
Tea is an aromatic drink prepared by infusing dried leaves of the tea plant, an evergreen shrub native to the eastern foothills of the Himalayas (Assam, Yunnan, northern Myanmar and Thailand).
It has been consumed here since antiquity, then spread to Japan and the Arab world in the 9th century and to Europe in the 16th century.
Black tea: energy and health
Black tea gives energy during the day and can prevent heart disease.
GREEN Tea: rich in antioxidants
Antioxidants slow down the deterioration of organic compounds. This tea helps counter cognitive deficits and increases attention span.
WHITE Tea: Authentic and strengthens the immune system. As it has undergone less processing, this tea has a lighter, delicate, authentic taste. It has almost as many antioxidants as green tea, which helps the immune system.
CHAI tea: anti-inflammatory properties
Chai tea is composed of herbs and spices with anti-inflammatory properties, such as cinnamon or fennel, which are also used in India to counter diseases and increase well-being.
OOLONG Tea: good for the heart
Studies show that an individual who drinks Oolong (a cross between black and green teas) several times a day has a reduced risk of stroke.
An herbal tea is an infusion of plants and does not contain theine, as in tea. Herbal tea will therefore help you sleep, especially if it is prepared with chamomile and valerian root.
Source: Reader Digest Selection
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