Tea Blends And Their Health BenefitsPublished:January 14th, 2011
Tea blends are created by mixing several types of tea in order to obtain a unique taste or aroma or to ensure enhanced health benefits. Herbal tea blends are usually packed with taste of fruits and herbs and mixed with flavoured loose teas.
White Ayurvedic Chai Tea, for example is blend of mate and white tea. Ingredients also include green tea, cinnamon, lemongrass, cardamom and red pepper. Such a spicy tea is energizing and offers the Ayurvedic properties of its ingredients to balance your metabolism. White tea can strengthen the immune system and detoxify it, while also hydrating your skin. Hydrated skin means reducing the fine lines and wrinkles, making you look younger.
White tea has a high Green tea can be mixed with peaches and strawberries for a delicious taste and aroma. Green tea blends mixed with fruits can make a great iced beverage. Straight green tea has a delicious taste but when it is combined with fruits or spices the flavour is exquisite and the health benefits are boosted.
Tea that comes from the Zhejiang province is plucked and hand processed according the ancient tradition of Ch’a Ching, which means ‘the way of tea’. This green tea promotes mental alertness and has a sweet aroma. Green tea can regulate the level of blood sugar and promotes healthy skin, teeth and bones. The high level of polyphenols, or antioxidants can prevent free radicals in the body damage your cells and tissues.
Tea blends for weight loss may include oolong and pu-erh teas but fresh mint, strawberries or apples can be added to the blend. White, green and oolong tea can create a healthy drink with detoxifying effects, rich in antioxidants. The dried fruits add extra vitamins to the tea blend, while jasmine, lavender or roses can enhance the aroma.