How tea is good for you?
Tea contains antioxidants. Tea has less caffeine than coffee and it may reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke. Tea may help with weight loss.
Which is the healthiest tea?
White tea, for instance, has the highest concentration of antioxidants because it is the least processed tea. By this standard, it might be considered the "healthiest" of them all. As far as antioxidants are concerned, white tea is followed by jasmine tea, green tea, then black tea
What is Darjeeling first flush tea?
First Flush: Harvested in mid-March, very light color, aroma & mild astringency.
What is Darjeeling second flush tea?
Second Flush: Harvested in June, produces amber, full-bodied muscatel flavored cup.
What is Autumn flush?
Autumnal Flush: Harvested in the Autumn after rainy season, less delicate flavor but fuller body and darker color
What are Tea leaf grading?
tea leaf grading is the process of evaluating products based on the quality and condition of the tea leaves themselves. The highest grades are referred to as OP or, "orange pekoe", and the lowest as "tannings" or "dust".
What is FTGFOP?
FTGFOP, which stands for Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe. Finest in this case refers to the fact that this tea really is the finest. Only teas of exceptional quality will have this grade.
What is SFTGFOP1?
SFTGFOP which stands for Special Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe. Special stands for the fact that a tea with this classification is truly unique and very rare indeed. Sometimes this will be prefixed with number 1 indicating that particular tea as being even more special, so the grading would be SFTGFOP1
What all health benefits of Masala Chai?
- It Helps Improve Digestion.
- Alleviates Nausea.
- Aches and Pains.
- It Can Support Your Immune System.
- Protect Overall Cell Health and Prevent Chronic Disease.
- It May Improve Heart Health.
How can I make loose leaf tea without an infuser?
Making loose leaf tea without an infuser is extremely easy! All you need is a strainer or a sieve and you can brew loose leaf tea with ease.
- Boil water for a few minutes (the ideal temperature is 200F –212F
- Place required amount of tea in the teapot or brewing pot and pour in the boiling water
- Allow tea to steep for 3–5 minutes (ideal time)
- Place a strainer or sieve on top of the cup and pour the tea into the cup. The sieve or strainer will separate the tea leaves from the brewed tea.
- Add lemon/honey to taste
- Voila! serve hot.
What teas have most to least caffeine?
Tea in general has less caffeine compare to coffee and thus is a great drink and an amazing replacement for your morning coffee since you are less likely to crash from a caffeine rush.
Following is the amount of caffeine in one cup of tea, from least amount of caffeine to most!
- white teas deliver 6–60 mg per cup
- Green tea usually contains 24-45 milligrams of caffeine per cup.
- A standard cup of black tea contains anywhere between 14-70 milligrams of caffeine.
- Matcha green tea is another high-caffeine tea. It usually comes in powdered form and packs 35 mg of caffeine per half-teaspoon (1-gram) serving.
- Yerba mate, a tea traditionally enjoyed in South America usually contains 85 mg of caffeine per cup.
Which teas are to be had with milk?
Certain teas are better had with milk while others are better consumed without. Below is a short list and a quick guide to which teas you should have with milk and which teas you should not.
- Organic black tea and Orthodox tea are types of tea which is best had without milk. It is usually served plain or with a dash of lemon and/or honey. This includes - Darjeeling organic tea - NIlgiri organic tea - Assam orthodox tea - Sikkim orthodox tea
- CTC tea is much bolder and stronger, with more robust flavor and is hence commonly had with tea to balance it out. Assam CTC tea is a good example of the same.
- Indian masala chai is extremely commonly had with milk.
- Green and white tea have a soft and delicate flavor and hence it is best to have these without milk.