Assam or Darjeeling? Here’s How to Pick.

How often have we come across this choice and picked just any, without a thought! India is amongst the largest producers of tea and yet, most Indians are unaware of the difference between the Assam tea and Darjeeling tea. Well, apart from the names, which are a give away of the geographical origin of these varieties, very few of us could tell the other differences. This article discusses much of these differences, subtle and obvious.

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Health Benefits of Drinking Different Varieties of Tea

Tea has been a part of many cultures, all over the world. Tea has made its way into human life for centuries, either in form of recreational or leisure drink, as medicinal drink or a drink to revive and rejuvenate from a tiring day. With different geographies, myriads of varieties of teas & tisanes came into popularity. Slowly these varieties picked up likings all over the world and today we have a plethora of teas to chose from, be it Chamomile Flower Tea from Egypt, Sencha Green Tea from Japan, Rooibos Herbal Tea from Africa or Darjeeling Black Tea from India.

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Health Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

Green tea is superfood. It is considered so because it is loaded with antioxidants. Among its plethora of health benefits, it may help support brain function, fat loss, may reduce the chance of developing heart disease, and may offer some protection against cancer. Green tea is touted to be one of the healthiest beverages known. This may or may not be true, however, the “healthiest beverage” tag may come from the the plethora of green tea’s health benefits, much of those are listed as follows:

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Enjoy Green Tea with Mint

A hot cup of tea with mint leaves makes for an instant refreshment to the mind. The smell, flavour and fresh finish on the palette is soothing to the body and soul equally. A stressed hot summers day or a sweaty afternoon, Green Tea with Mint makes for a perfect go-to relaxation and rejuvenation drink. Mint is often synonymous with freshness. A minty green tea is a combination of grassy notes of green tea paired with cool fresh after taste of mint flavour. Green tea with mint, the best part, can be consumed cold & iced or steaming hot. So you don’t have to worry about your tea getting cold, if it does, just add a dash of ice cubes and its still as delightful!

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