WHAT IS TEA?
|Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis, a sub-tropical evergreen plant native to Asia but now grown around the world. After water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. It has a cooling, slightly bitter, and astringent flavour that many people enjoy. Tea originated in China as a medicinal drink. The tea plant grows best in loose, deep soil, at high altitudes, and in sub-tropical climates. Tea has long been promoted for having a variety of positive health benefits.Anything else, while sometimes called «tea», is more accurately referred to as an herbal tea or tisane. Herbal teas are made from herbs, spices, flowers and roots that contain more antioxidants than most veggies out there and can fix just about anything. Tisanes include chamomile, Rooibos and fruit teas. Each different tea is great for different ailments.There are many different teas to try out with us. Not only can they be warm and delicious, but they also hold so many health benefits that you can’t get from other beverages! Whether you’re looking to combat heart diseases or maybe simply lower your cholesterol, there are different teas that you can try to fix those! If you’re looking for a tea to wake you up in the morning or calm you down at night, there’s something here for you! Next time you catch a cold, or just need a little lift to your spirits, make a pot of tea, or even just a cup! We believe you’re going to love the assortment of teas to try for health benefits which are here with us!|
TYPE OF TEAS
Tea can be extremely soothing and therapeutic. The thing is, there are so many different kinds, and each of them can do different things for you. Our sole purpose is to give you idea about what each tea can do to you and which will benefit you the most according to your needs.
There are so many different teas to try, and white tea is a good place to start if you’re looking to try new teas. White teas have a sweet flavour and soft texture without the vegetal quality of green tea. They are refreshing, thirst-quenching and easy-going on the palate. White teas are considered the least processed of all tea types, yet are often the most challenging to perfect.
White teas are reputed to be high in antioxidants and low in caffeine. It’s not nearly as strong as more common teas, making it a good tea to try if you don’t usually like tea. It also reaps the most health benefits. It lowers cholesterol and blood pressure, as well as prevents cancer.
If you want to try tea because of its many health benefits but haven’t necessarily liked tea in the past, white tea is a great place to start!
Many consider oolong teas to offer the most complete tea drinking experience as they combine the freshness of green teas and the complexity of black teas in perfect balance. These teas are semi-oxidized and roasted, with medium levels of caffeine. It’s proven to be the best tea to combat weight gain. Oolong tea is also great if you’re battling more serious weight issues such as obesity or cardiovascular disease. Drinking oolong teas for skin can help your body fight off the effects of aging and improve the color of your skin. No matter how serious the issue, oolong tea is a great and delicious tea for combating weight issues!
Green tea is one of the most common teas you can try, but many people don’t realize just how great it is for you! A great green tea is instantly accessible; offering vibrant grassy flavours, a sublime natural sweetness and a satisfying silky texture. Green tea has been a connoisseur drink in the East for centuries; sadly, many who have only tried poor quality green tea think of it as a bitter and dull health-drink! Premium green teas are superior in health, aroma and taste. It helps in detoxifying the entire body system.
Name any health issue you may have, and it can probably be remedied with green tea. It clears your skin, delays Parkinson’s, and helps combat depression. Besides the health benefits, it’s also a great tasting, natural tea!
Our herbal range is created using freshly picked and dried whole herbs, flowers, spices or fruits. Although not really «tea» without Camellia sinensis at their base, they are packed with flavour and aroma and are naturally caffeine-free. They all have high levels of vitamins and minerals and – most importantly – taste and smell great! They are all fantastic to drink either hot or iced. Herbal teas have been used for hundreds and thousands of years as natural cures for many diseases and conditions. They have a great flavor and will prevent acid reflux.
Black teas are full bodied, ‘brisk’ tasting, darker teas resulting from full oxidization through a rolling or tearing process. They have a unique complexity and intensity of flavor. Indian black teas cover the entire spectrum of black tea flavours; from strong robust and malty Assams to fragrant Darjeelings with Muscatel flavours T3’s range of Indian black teas covers Assam, Darjeeling, Himachal and Nilgiri teas from renowned estates. Black teas are rich in antioxidants and are a great pick-me-up. Fully oxidized, black teas have dark leaves and make a darker colored tea with a strong bold flavour, quite different to unfermented teas.