Similar to Green tea, Black tea is prepared from the leaves of Camellia sinensis plant. However one major difference is that the leaves are dried and fully fermented which results in rich strong taste, aroma and color. Black tea has a history of thousands of years. It has been enjoyed in different countries all over the world.
The following are the black tea health benefits which make this beverage irreplaceable in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Recent studies suggest a number of benefits of drinking Black tea. It is believed that Black tea drinkers have lower risk of cardiovascular diseases and stroke: by reducing “bad” cholesterol Black tea components help to sustain healthy blood vessels. Secondly, research shows that Black tea neutralizes germs such as the ones that cause pneumonia, herpes, diarrhea, cystitis. Thirdly, Black tea is high in magnesium which is crucial for sustaining strong bones and healthy teeth. Another important characteristic of Black tea is that it contains caffeine, which helps most of the people to feel awake and energized in the morning. At the same time, the amount of caffeine is lower than in coffee which makes Black tea, along with all other benefits, a truly healthy beverage.