The therapeutic properties of black tea

Black tea is considered the most popular beverage in the country. Unlike the founders of the tea ceremony – Chinese people – Slavs are less fastidious in the choice and all other species prefer the classic black tea. And no wonder! Because this kind of drink invigorates, energizes and has unique healing properties.

Black tea is a storehouse of vitamins and antioxidants

All types of tea are products made on the basis of the same plant called Camellia sinensis (camellia sinensis). The variety of types of this drink is due to the different processing technology of the source material. A

certain procedure of drying plants awakens in the leaves of certain quality. As for black tea, it is produced in the leaves undergo a long fermentation. This process lasts about a month, and at each stage, the mass acquires a deeper color and flavor. Oxidized leaves, according to the technology, up to 80 %, and then sharply dried under a stream of hot air. The resulting properties are preserved inside of tea, and subsequently manifest themselves when brewing.

The final product contains the following elements:



potassium, fluorine;


L-theanine, etc.

Particularly from this list of valuable elements caffeine and catechins. Caffeine is responsible for invigorating effect, which is observed after the application of this drink. Moreover, scientists proved that black tea in this matter surpasses even coffee, as good health after the consumption of tea is preserved much longer. Catechins are natural antioxidants that help fight free radicals, preventing the aging process.

What cures black tea

If we analyze the influence of this beverage per person, we can conclude that tea

stimulates the cardiovascular system;

relieves fatigue and headache;

prevent tooth decay (due to the high content of fluorine and calcium);

reduces the risk of cancer;

invigorates, protects against stress;

reduces cholesterol;

stimulates metabolism.

In addition, this drink is perfect to warm up and rescues the common cold. Therefore, doctors recommend mandatory to drink black tea in the winter.

There are certain contraindications. Since tea has a powerful and invigorating tonic effect, it is not recommended to use at bedtime, especially for people suffering from insomnia. You should also limit your love for black tea high blood pressure due to the large amounts of caffeine contained in the drink.

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