My Cup Of Tea!

Tea, the drink with only pros and absolutely no cons. This might sound like a hoax but, this is a wonderful truth; which is probably why the number of tea lovers is increasing day by day. Apart from that, there are a number of different teas and their benefits differ from the other!

On an overall basis, studies have found that tea, of any quality or type, could help cure various diseases like cancer, heart disease, diabetes, encourage weight loss and lower cholesterol, along with improving mental awareness.

But then, of course, there are certain health complications that could be possible if tea supplements are used instead of using the original, classic tea.

Different Teas And Their Benefits

1. Green Tea

People all over the world have now started to drink green tea due to its metabolism boosting characteristic (weight loss). There wasn’t much awareness about it in the past, but now, out of all the different teas and their benefits, green tea is the most popular.

This characteristic of green tea is due to the fact that the antioxidants present in this interfere with stomach, lung, pancreatic and colorectal cancers. It also helps in preventing neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

2. Black Tea

Black tea is especially known for its ability to protect the lungs from exposure to cigarette smoke and reducing the chances of having a stroke.

3. Oolong Tea

Oolong is known to contain antioxidants that contain lower bad cholesterol levels and is also claimed to be a healthy weight loss agent. Although there haven’t been any statements that have backed this belief about Oolong tea, many believe it to be true.

4. White Tea

Although White tea isn’t that popular, in reality, this is the purest of them all. It helps in preventing any type of disorder, ranging from radiant skin, strong bones, cholesterol lowering property, to preventing any kind of heart disease.

5. Peppermint Tea

Of all the different teas and their uses, this tea is the least used but, peppermint tea possesses the property of being a wonderful digestion agent.

6. Pu-erh Tea

Pu-erh tea is derived from Camellia Sinensis plant, which is rich in cholesterol lowering agents and is also good for improving the overall mental health of a person.

7. Herbal Tea

There is more than one flavor in herbal tea. It is a combination of dried fruits, flowers and herbs. The most famous herbal teas are as follows-

8.Ginger Tea

Ginger tea is highly helpful to regulate problems like nausea and arthritis. It also helps in aiding digestion.

9. Cinnamon Tea

Cinnamon tea is especially beneficial for weight loss and also enhances our immunity against any kind of virus. It has proven to be even more effective when taken with honey.

10. Cardamom Tea

It is made from dried white cardamom flowers. This tea does what any other tea does but, the one quality that stands out is, the fact that it helps discard caffeine from our body and helps women in their menstrual cycle. Cardamom tea also leaves you feeling mentally refreshed and energized.

11. Nettle Tea

It is known for being highly effective for anemia and also for reducing high blood pressure. Furthermore, nettle tea reduces problems related to kidneys and bladder, and also congestion.

So, the next time you pick up your cup of coffee, think of these different teas and their benefits and maybe, opt for a healthier option – a cup of tea!