This includes green tea, black tea, oolong tea as well as the white tea, all made from leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. Because of the high amount of flavonoids as well as catechins, the tea has huge health benefits if drank the right way.
Flavonoids and Catechins are the antioxidants which are more powerful than vitamin c , e and responsible for preventing oxidative damages and building strong immune system.
Health benefits of tea occurs only when the tea intake is done the proper way:
- The longer the tea infuses, the stronger it will be, there are also certain factors which must of concern if you wish to drink tea the right way.
- It has been found that tea should be infused at specific temperatures, that is from 2 minutes to 4 minutes. Because within these temperatures, the tea flavors gets released . So long infusion leads to the destruction of flavor.
- People who drank three cups of tea at 140 degree temperatures, developed risk of esophageal cancer when compared to those who drank fewer cups and cooled tea. So it is recommended to drink tea after it gets cool down.
- In case the tea bag doesn’t have string, use spoon to dip . Also avoid those tea bags which are fancy shaped because the former contains too much chemicals.