Sunday, 11 March 2012

Black tea is a great boon for your health!

You must have heard experts saying it many times that coffee is harmful to health, unliketea. However, with this it is even important to know as to how tea stands beneficial for health.

Health experts suggest that tea is quite good for health, especially black tea. It’s quite similar to green tea as it is also plucked from a plant called camellia sinensis. The leaves of black tea are steeped such that it can give a dark color when used as a beverage.

Other than this, the leaves are dried and processed in order to give them the dark shade. It is said that black tea contains exceptionally low caffeine content, which is great for circulation. Fluoride, which is found in black tea improves the oral and bone health. Black tea also contains flavonoids which are also found in apples. Unlike green tea, black tea, once processed eliminates all antioxidants existing in it.

It also helps in fighting bacteria and strengthens the immune system. As one knows, drinking tea hydrates the body, thus a cup of black tea helps moisturize the skin. Black tea also balances the hormone levels, which fends off stress. Along with the many other health benefits which black tea has, it also has anti-inflammatory qualities, it also keeps a check on the digestive tracts functioning. It can help reduce stroke risks as it balances the cholesterol level.

So, next time you look for a cup of tea, make sure that it’s black tea!
 


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