By Mehar Gulati, Co-founder at Totally Infuzd
The morning charades, the afternoon boosts, and the night time calm; no matter what time of the day, tea is the first choice for billions across the world. While tracking down the roots of this humdinger of a beverage, historians have come across traces that route the consumption of tea to ancient China. What could be better than a cup that possesses a gang of warrior microbes to start with?
This all-in-one indulgence resolves every need that one can crave for at any hour of the day and could be diversified further. Be it to kick start ones’ day, putting one to sleep, to keep warm during winters, to keep cool during summer, or to work as an anti-aging agent to keep one young. The terrain and climate, the time of plucking and processing technique all works together to shape the quality of the tea.
There are numerous types of tea, individually offering their exclusive health benefits, some of which might even astonish the most devoted tea drinkers. Here are some diverse types of teas from Totally Infuzd and their health benefits-
Green Teas do not undergo the oxidation process and are fresh tea leaves with very little processing. They help in detoxifying the body, support the immune system, and fight illness, cough & cold. They also Aid in uplifting the mood by reducing stress, improving the digestion & metabolism due to the high concentration of EGCG presence.
The most commonly consumed tea in the world including India’s famous flavor of Chai, Black tea is very high in its caffeine content being made with fermented tea leaves. This everyday favorite blend alleviates high blood pressure, stopping indigestion, abdominal cramping, avert morning sickness, while also protecting the lungs from the damage caused by cigarette smoke, and relaxes the stomach.
White tea has the most effective anticancer properties and also helps reduce the risk of heart disease. It’s the rarest and exotic tea of the world that is uncured and unfermented.
As a completely semi-fermented offering for tea lovers, the health benefits of Oolong Tea are amplified due to the combined qualities of black tea and green tea. Extremely effective in controlling the metabolism of fat in the body, oolong tea is perfect to complement your fitness regime as it can help in burning body fat over time. A rich source of Vitamin C, this tea is also high in antioxidants, which helps with clear acne-free skin and boosts immunity.
Matcha powder is loaded with 137 times more antioxidants than regular brewed green tea making it the purest form of Green Tea with 10 times the health benefits. It is loaded with Catechin, EGCG, being the best for Weight Management. Boosting energy levels, preventing diabetes, bad breath, eliminating drowsiness, carrying anti-aging properties, and reducing blood pressure-this tea is the Japanese favorite!
Teas with the base of flowers or Ayurvedic adaptogens are also extremely healthy. Different blends contain different flavors and health benefits. For Instance, popular and healthy herbal teas are Haldi Lemon Moringa to build immunity, Chamomile tea with blends of Lemongrass to help the body de-stress and calm the senses, Hibiscus Rose to help cool the body temperature and protect against common cold/sore throat.
It is essential to make sure that the Natural tea has no added essence and flavor to it, and is being consumed at the right hour of the day to multiply the benefits. Totally Infuzd and their special blends definitely do the trick!