Tea benefits that will make you go for your next cup right away

ANI | Updated: Dec 17, 2017 15:38 IST

New Delhi[India], Dec 17 (ANI): With the onset of winter, the consumption of tea has increased. Not only does tea provide warmth and coziness, it also helps to de-stress the mind and uplift one's mood.

Moreover, this magical drink has umpteen health benefits. 

Dr. Saumya Satakshi, Senior Nutritionist and  Wellness Consultant, Healthians mentions some of them:

* Green tea, black tea, and Oolong tea consists of potent antioxidents which help one stay fit and healthy.

* Tea reduces cholesterol and brings down the risk of heart diseases.

* Ginger Tea and Masala Tea can easily cure cough and cold.

* Tea protects one's bones and also soothes the digestive system.

Some of the widely preferred delicious flavors of tea include:

Hibiscus and Honey tea:

This tea is rich in Vitamin C and serves as an antidepressant. It also manages blood pressure and lowers cholesterol.

Green tea:

Green tea boosts the immune system and fights cold. It also helps to build bone density and increases metabolism. It can act as a backup sunscreen too.

White tea:

This is the best tea for a warm citrus feeling. White tea contains zero caffeine and is extremely rich in antioxidants.

Spicy Rooibos tea:

Devoid of caffeine, this tea is quite good for weight reduction. The spices provide numerous health benefits which help one fight infections, stay active, and rejuvenated.

Tulsi, rose, and cardamom tea:

This tea is therapeutic as well as extremely delicious. It is good for the hair and skin and also helps prevent plaque. (ANI)