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    Since ancient times, tea has been an integral part of Eastern cultures. In the West and various parts of the world, people are waking up to the enormous health benefits of tea. And it's not just the benefits; it's become a part of our lifestyle now. From calming your mind to helping you start your day on a fresh note, the type of tea you pick will depend on what exactly you're looking for.

    Here are the different types of tea available with bigbasket.

    Exotic and Flavoured Tea

    Exotic and flavoured teas are popular around the world for a reason. There are many studies and research conducted on them which reveal how they're beneficial in preventing diabetes, soothing your digestion, and giving you the mental calmness to contemplate on what you've done for the day. According to the 19th century British Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone: "If you are depressed, it will cheer you; If you are excited, it will calm you."

    Green Tea

    Green tea is known to possess the highest amount of polyphenols out of all the teas. It's the least processed, and it has a compound called 'catechin' which are natural antioxidants that prevent damage from free radicals in the body and lowers the risk of many diseases.

    Leaf and Dust Tea

    Leaf and dust tea are more finer than Fannings and have the leaves pulverized into a fine powder. Leaf and dust tea are rarely sold as powders but as tea bags and you won't get them in loose-form in most places.

    Tea Bags

    Tea bags made their commercial debut in 1908, and the reasoning behind their patent was convenience. There's no clean up involved when you use tea bags and the time required to steep is shorter, thus giving you those advantages.

    Health Benefits of Drinking Tea

    Thinking of getting into the habit of drinking tea? Here's a list of health benefits you can expect.

    1. They Have Antioxidants
    Antioxidants are what you need to keep looking young and prevent catching diseases. When you drink tea in combination with a healthy diet, you do your body a huge favour
    2. Contains Little to No Caffeine
    Caffeine taxes your adrenals, but you'll be glad to know that herbal teas contain no caffeine. Plus, some teas like the Chicory Root Tea are known to act as a prebiotic which benefits your gut.
    3. Could Help Lower Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke
    There's a lot of evidence that points to the fact that drinking tea long-term leads to a reduced incidence of heart attacks and stroke.
    4. Boosts Your Metabolism
    If you're trying to lose weight, you'll be glad to know that tea boosts your metabolism. This means you burn more calories even while you rest, keeping those pounds off for good.
    5. Protects Your Bone Health
    Certain types of tea like teas made from Moringa leaves are known to contain high amounts of calcium (even more than milk!) This helps protect your bone healthy by maintaining its density, making teas a superfood in their own right.

    Tea Recipes You Can Try

    There's a lot you can do when it comes to enjoying your tea. Whether you just want to steep a tea bag in hot water or give a creative spin, try out these recipes, and you won't be left disappointed:

    1. Detox Tea
    This tea recipe will help you flush out those toxins and make your skin glow
    Ingredients
    • 6 glasses of water
    • 10 to 12 mint leaves
    • 3 Green Teabags
    • 1 lemon (medium)

    Total Time Required
    11 mins

    How to Prepare
    • Add the six glasses of water to a pan and bring it to a boil
    • Turn off the flame and mix in 3 green teabags sachets
    • Cover with a lid for 5 minutes
    • Remove and let it cool
    • Strain the tea and add in the mint leaves
    • Squeeze the lemon juice and mix it in
    • Consume immediately or refrigerate in a glass jar for later use


    2. Ginger Tea
    Ginger tea is a classic and a must-try recipe.
    Ingredients
    • 3 to 4 glasses of water
    • 3 cardamoms (medium)
    • 1 ginger
    • 1 tablespoon of tea leaves
    • 1 cup of milk

    Total Time Required
    15 mins

    How to Prepare
    • Add water in a pan and mix in the cardamoms and ginger
    • Bring it to a boil and wait for a minute
    • Add in sugar, tea leaves, and boil for a few minutes
    • Remove from heat and cover with a lid
    • Stir well and let the mixture sit for 2 minutes
    • Strain the tea and transfer to another vessel
    • Add milk and boil again
    • Let it cool a bit and serve immediately

    What's New

    Looking for the best teas from our catalogue? Here are our best sellers:

    Exotic and Flavoured Tea - If you're looking for tea that's organic, our Black Tea - Classic Darjeeling Pekoe is good choice. We've also got Hibiscus Lemongrass Tea and popular brands like Teabox, Kapiva Ayurveda, and Future Organics on our collection.

    Green Tea - Try out our Honey Lemon Green Tea bags from Lipton, Tetley Long Leaf Green Tea, and Moroccan Mint Green Tea bags from Typhoo.

    Leaf and Dust Tea - Tata Leaf Tea and Tulsi Green Tea are absolute hits in this category. We've also got brands like 24 Mantra, bb Royal, Wagh Bakri, and Eco Valley on our list.

    Tea Bags - From tulsi ginger infusion bags to organic dandelion and mint green tea, we've got tea bags for every flavour for those who are looking for convenience.

    Why Choose bigbasket

    bigbasket brings you premiere tea brands and genuine organic products at affordable prices. You can shop from a wide variety of teas and get them delivered to your doorstep in 24 hours. With us, you get nothing but the best, and that's guaranteed.

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