There’s something about tea, something that draws you to the aromatic, fresh smell and taste of it. Just like how you should switch up your fitness routine to get the best out of every workout, switch up your tea game by trying exotic teas that the world has to offer! We’ve rounded up a variety of teas that you should start brewing. Fancy a cuppa?
You could say this tea is trending in social media. It’s becoming a favourite and a replacement to Green tea. Matcha tea is a powdered green tea which dissolves entirely. The powder comes in bright green, has a crisp sweetness to it, and tastes super creamy. It has a special antioxidant called catechins. The specific type of catechin is called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg). It is recognized for its cancer fighting properties.
The best way to drink this tea is to pour hot water over a concoction of leaves, stems and roots of the plant- according to naturalsociety.com . This tea promotes healthy skin by clearing skin conditions like eczema, acne and allergies. It’s best served without sugar as it also helps fighting diabetes.
Dong Ding Oolong Tea
It’s yellow in colour and has the sweetest aroma among the teas. Produced in Mount Dong Ding in China, this tea has its own brewing method (checkout hojotea.com). Oolong tea protects you against tooth decay and prevents osteoporosis. It’s also responsible for the removal of free radicals in our body because of its functions as an antioxidant.
This is everyone’s favourite as well because it’s cultivated worldwide. They may originate from China but the most famous ones comes from India and Sri Lanka. It’s a fully fermented tea class. As stated in chinesetea101.com, black tea is good for cleaning up the digestive channel because it emulsifies fats and cholesterol. Did you know that your regular Teh Tarik’s base is black tea?
Lemon Ginger Tea
You can brew it easily at home. Lemon ginger tea boosts your immune system because the ginger contains high level of antioxidants and lemon is a good source of vitamin C. This can improve your skin’s radiance and give you shiny black hair. It has antibacterial and antiseptic properties that is good for skin.