Milk Tea very popular among the Indian household has a long history. Silk Road, the oldest business network connecting East and West had been the central point for cultural interactions among the regions for many centuries has led to the development of milk tea.
As the Silk Road influenced the spread of culture and traditions, the innovative idea of adding milk tea came to India. Indians with their graceful culinary skills , transformed the recipe, adding spices to it. So this version of Milk tea, also known as the Masala Tea quickly spread all over the country. But as time passed, the Indian Tea got replaced with sugar and other sweeteners such as honey as they kept spreading to different countries.
Health Benefits of Milk Tea:
- Weight Loss– Milk tea known to control metabolism, resulting in reduction of weight. The best approach is to pass on adding extra sugar to milk tea, as this will help cut down the calorie count of the beverage.
- Fights Stress-Milk Tea is popularly known as a relaxing beverage , particularly if you brew it with a non-caffeinated tea. Endorphins re-balances the stress hormone levels which reduces inflammation of all kinds throughout the body.
- Treats Chronic Diseases– As mentioned earlier,the catechins and other antioxidants in tea that prevents chronic diseases and negative effects of oxidative stress.
- Skin Care– Many forms of tea contain antioxidants and polyphenolic compounds can reduce the effects of free radicals and prevent premature aging. This can help to reduce the appearences of lines, wrinkles and other blemishes or scars on the skin.