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Tea - The Flavour Of India And Other Facts

Another name (other vernacular names) :

  • Camellia sinensis
  • Chai, 
  • Chah,
  • tea, 

Interesting Facts and information : 

Tea is the most popular non-alcoholic drink.

TEA, this beverage, was produced by steeping in freshly boiled water the young leaves and leaf buds of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in 1867.

Here’s a list of 8 types of Tea from India that are popular:              

1. Masala Chai

  • India is the biggest exporter of Twain in the world. 
  • While Tea plants are native to parts of north-western India, they became a part of every household palate only after the British began producing them. 
  • However, owing to the diverse cultural pantry of India, the locals created the Teaboiled with milk, sugar, and flavourful Spices like Ginger, Clove, Cardamom, and Cinnamon
  • Every family in India has a personal recipe for it.

2. Assam Tea

  • Assam Tea, as the name suggests, is a form of black Tea known for its malty solid flavor and briskness, which is widely preferred in India and around the world. 
  • Assam Teaincreases mental Alertness and prevents certain cancers like lung and ovarian.

3. Green Tea

  • Green Tea is not just healthy but refreshing too! 
  • Some loose Green Tea s are scented with flowers or mixed with Fruits to create aromatic or flavored Teas. 
  • Straight Green Tea has a clean taste and can uplift moods instantly. It is known as the healthiest beverage on the planet.
  • Green Nutrients have potent effects on the body.

4. Butter Tea

  • Butter Tea, also known as Gur Gur Chai, is popular in Ladakh and Sikkim. 
  • It is traditionally made from Tealeaves, yak milk butter, water, and Salt. 
  • Himalayan nomads are known to drink more than 30 cups a day! Also available with cow butter, this Tea comes in tiny cups that will leave you craving for more.

5. Kashmiri Kahwa

  • Originating in the valleys of Kashmir, the Kahwa makes up to be an exotic Chai with rich flavors. 
  • Similar to other Kashmiri beverages, this, too, looks complex, but it’s simple to make.
  • Requirements for making this Honey and almond silvers. 
  • This rich and flavourful Tea tastes best when enjoyed on a winter day.

6. Noon Chai

  • Another popular Kashmiri Tea preparation, Noon Chai, or Sheer Chai, is mainly known for being distinctly pink in color. 
  • It is made by brewing Tea and is usually accompanied by milk and Salt. You can also add Almonds, pistachio, and Cinnamon

7. Nilgiri Tea

  • Nilgiri Tea, widely known as blue mountain Tea, originates in the southern part of the Western Ghats.
  • This is one of Teathat’s most sought-after around the globe due to its highly aromatic, flavourful, and dark features. 
  • Nilgiri Teatro. Its benefits range from improving oral health to reducing weight and even fighting Diabetes.

8. Darjeeling Tea

  • It’s rare not to know about Darjeeling Tea
  • Almost all people from India and others from other parts of the world are accustomed to this Teletype.
  • It includes wide varieties such as white, black, green, and oolong. 
  • Most typically, Darjeeling Tea has a distinct aromatic smell and is thin-bodied, which makes it soothing and subtle. 
  • It helps to prevent gastric ulcers and obesity, as well.

Therapeutic uses :  

  • It is used as a stimulant, astringent, and diuretic.
  • Tea contains Antioxidants. Tea has less caffeine than coffee. 
  • Tea may reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke. 
  • Tea may help with Weight Loss
  • Tea may help protect your bones. 
  • Tea may boost the Immune System.
  • Herbal Tea may soothe the digestive system.


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