Black Tea

Black Tea

About Black Tea?

Black tea is made from the leaves of a bush called Camellia sinensis. A process called oxidation turns the leaves from green to a dark brownish-black color. It produced in China is exported out of the country. Black tea is one of the beverages in the world. In the earliest days of border trade between China, Tibet and other neighboring countries.

It is also full of healthy substances called polyphenols. Polyphenols are antioxidants that can help protect your cells from DNA damage. It help remove free radicals and decrease cell damage in the body. This ultimately may help decrease the risk of chronic disease

Difference Between Black Tea and other Teas

green tea (unfermented), oolong tea (partially fermented), and black tea (fermented)

Benefits of Drinking Black Tea?

Heart Health

It contains high amounts of flavan-3-ols, flavonols, theaflavins and gallic acid derivatives. Cardiovascular risk factors, including triglyceride levels and fasting serum glucose.
It decrease in the ratio of LDL (bad cholesterol). Drinking black tea helps to decrease in cardiovascular risk , and it boosts antioxidant levels in the body.

Antioxidants in black tea called flavonoids, it Helps to reduce obesity, cholesterol levels and BP, thus enhancing heart health.

For Diabetes

Consumption of two to three cups of tea per day reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Black and green tea may inhibit iron bioavailability from the diet who suffer from iron-deficiency anemia.

For Cancer

It contains polyphenols, help to eliminate some dietary fat in your body, rather than letting your body absorb it. Green Tea and Black tea may help reduce new cell development in the body and protect cells from DNA damage.

Black Tea Relaxes & Rejuvenate

L-Theanine present in black tea can enhance:

relaxation and tranquillity
sensations of pleasure
mental clarity


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