Category : Food
Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world, playing second fiddle only to water. It is in almost every culture, and there are literally thousands of varieties. Some historical notes suggest that tea has been a warm beverage companion to man for over five thousands years!
There are four main types of tea which are, white, green, oblong, and black, all which are born from the same species of plant. The Tea from Eastern part of India ( like Assam tea) is known for a full-bodied malty flavor. The tea leaves originate from bushes in the Assam Valley in India, where the Brahmaputra river flows. The river has deposited a rich loam over the valley, and the area experiences both hot monsoon seasons and cool, dry winters, which are ideal conditions for the Assam tea bush. Assam tea isn’t associated with a specific meal, which means it can be drank at any point during the day.
Common health facts about tea show us that it is rich in antioxidants, can shield our immune systems, stop infection, and even help us shed some pounds. However following therapeutic properties have been describe to tea: efreshing effect, Relaxation of nerves, Brightening of eyes, Combating alcoholism, Reduction of obesity, Cleansing the blood of heat and impurities, Quenching thirst, Treatment of abscesses, Elimination of phlegm Curing dysentery, Stimulating digestion, Cleansing the bowels, Giving energy, Strengthening teeth