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7 Types of Teas and Their Health Benefits

Brewing tea is an art that needs to be mastered to enjoy its health benefits. Learn more about the amazing health benefits of different types of teas right here.

Tea is one of the most common beverages consumed all over the world. Although, when you think about tea, many of you must not be aware of the types and their benefits on us. Read on to learn about the different types of teas and their benefits on our health.

Tea has been a beverage of east and since thousands of years it has been a key to good health and wisdom for people. However, researchers have come up with specific health benefits of different types of teas. Some teas help fight cancer, diabetes, heart disease, lower cholesterol level, support weight loss and make mentally alert as well.

Health Benefits of 7 Types of Teas

There are many questions that arise when it comes to health benefits of teas. For example, how much a tea bag should be steeped so as to get the most benefit? Nutritionists agree that certain verities of teas are good alternatives to coffee.

1. Green Tea

This has been buzzing on internet in recent past and is considered as one of the best teas, especially if you are looking forward to losing weight. Not only this, it prevents various diseases like cancer of lung, bladder, stomach and breast and some more. It is a great stress killing and fat burning tool.

2. Black Tea

This type of tea is quite common and many people consume this on daily basis. It contains high level of caffeine. Black tea helps prevent lungs from the damage through smoking and it also lowers the risk of stroke as well. However, it should be consumed in limited amount as high caffeine intake is not good for health.

3. Oolong Tea

This tea is similar to black tea and the only difference is that it is fermented for longer period of time. This gives the tea a stronger taste. There are some specific enzymes in this tea which helps in lowering triglyceride and helps in weight loss as well.

4. Ginger Tea

Ginger is added to the tea to get benefits of ginger. It is not just great digestive element, but also helps curb upset stomach, nausea and vomiting, which is generally due to motion sickness. Adding fresh lime juice and honey to ginger tea helps fight germs when you have a cold. It also helps ward of chills. Ginger tea also helps the weird feeling in stomach due to hangover and helps calm throbbing headaches as well.

5. Nettle Tea

Nettle leaf is rich in minerals and brewing tea with these leaves is the best way to get the benefits of these minerals. It helps relieve allergy symptoms, treat hay fever, throat infection, stuffy nose, sneezing and many more. It is believed that if you start consuming this tea regularly, you will save yourself from any kind of allergy attacks.

6. Chamomile Tea

Chamomile tea has medicinal properties and helps relax and calm down magically when you consume it. It can also reduce menstrual cramps and helps control cold as well. Drinking this tea during monsoons and winters reduces the risk of cold.

7. Peppermint Tea

Peppermint has medicinal properties that sooth upset stomach. This tea helps build immunity and is beneficial for cancer patients also. The minty aroma helps you get rid of bad breath as well making it the best way to stay fresh and cool.

With so many benefits of drinking different types of teas, you can consider trying this natural way of healing before you go for any medicine. Most of these can give you a healthier front for life if you consume it regularly. However, you need to be careful about your caffeine intake. Remember, it is not just the food, but the beverages that you take contribute to your health.

What is the right way of brewing tea? How to get the health benefits by drinking tea? Which type of tea is good for health? Discuss here.

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