They say “you can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough.”
We know it can be boring being locked up at home all day. But that’s the only thing to do right now in order to overcome the COVID-19. Since there’s not much we can do about it, let’s use this time to focus on the positive things you can get out of this downtime. For starters, engage and bond better with your family members, over a cup of “positivi-tea.”
VoucherCodesUAE presents to you a wide range of teas and the benefits they claim to have.
Before tea party, few notes on amber drink
We consume this beverage on a daily basis. Tea is such a common word, we assume we know everything about it. But come to think of it, do we even know anything on tea besides brewing and drinking? I’m not talking about tea sommeliers here, but besides the fact that it contains antioxidants and has less caffeine than coffee, these are 5 interesting facts about tea you might thank us later for letting you know:
- Tea is the most consumed beverage on Earth, after water
- Turkey drinks the most tea per capita. Ireland is second
- Da-Hong Pao Tea, sold at $1.2 million is the most expensive tea in the world
- Lipton is the world’s best selling tea brand
- All types of tea come from the same type of tea leaves (from the Camellia Sinesis plant)
Here are 5 ‘tea’rrific varieties of this popular beverage.
Best choices for quarantine party
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Since we now know Lipton is the world’s best selling tea brand, naturally, green tea from the United Kingdom’s number one tea manufacturer would probably be one of the best too. Studies have shown, drinking green tea on a daily basis can help you lose weight and reduce your risk of several diseases including diabetes, heart diseases, and even cancer. Furthermore, green tea has shown to improve blood flow and lower cholesterol and this is needed during quarantine to boost your immunity.
Lipton lemon-flavoured Green Tea is an excellent hydrating drink which not only helps you relieve stress but also improves alertness. It also helps you maintain a healthy heart. It comes in a pack of 150gms for AED 19.
Regarding tea manufacturing and sales, the British tea company Tetley is only second to Unilever (a.k.a, Lipton). Do not mistake it for a fact that decaffeinated (short: decaf) tea contains no caffeine at all. The term actually refers to tea leaves that have undergone a process that removes most of the caffeine. It is the most common choice for quarantine party!
For those trying to keep a check on their caffeine intake during this quarantine to boost your immunity, Tetley Decaf offers a refreshing taste that you can indulge in at any time of the day. It is rich in antioxidants and helps lower the risk of heart diseases. It comes in a pack of 80 tea bags for AED 21.90.
Black tea is a type of tea that is more oxidized than the other types of tea— thus giving it a stronger flavor than the rest. This type of tea contains another group of antioxidants called flavonoids, which are good for your heart health. Like all other teas, black tea is rich in antioxidants and helps relieve stress. Besides that, it also improves gut health.
Lipton Yellow Label Black Tea contains fresh-pressed tea leaves giving it a rich taste, intense color, and invigorating aroma. It comes in a pack of 200 tea bags for AED 29.35.
Twinings Green Tea with Jasmine
Jasmine is a genus of shrubs and vines in the olive family. Besides being widely cultivated for its fragrance and flowers, jasmine has several other health benefits along with relief from stress. It is also used to treat liver diseases, abdominal pain, various types of cancer and also in the prevention of stroke and as a sedative. We already know the benefits of drinking green tea. So along with the benefits of jasmine, imagine how good this tea would be for you. During Quarantine this is going to boost immunity.
Another one of the top-selling tea brands in the world, Twinings was founded way back in 1706. In fact, Twinings’ logo is the oldest of all tea brands. Have some Twinings Jasmine Green Tea and relieve yourself from all the stress. It is available in a pack of 25 tea bags for AED 15.20.
White tea is a type of minimally processed tea that comes second to green tea. Made from the unopened buds and occasionally the first shoot of the plant, this variety of tea usually comes from the first flush tea when the plant is at its prime state of growth. White tea is also rich in antioxidants and may reduce the risk of heart diseases. It is known to lower the risk of insulin resistance as well as combat skin aging.
Prince of Peace Organic White Tea is mild in taste, thus giving you that perfect cup of soothing beverage. It comes in a pack of 100 tea bags for AED 56.
Keeping in mind all the benefits of drinking these various kinds of tea, make sure you do not overdrink these beverages. Excess of anything may have reverse effects. Too much consumption of tea may cause lowered blood pressure, dizziness, heartburn and other problems. So, have the right amount of “positivi-tea” and stay safe! Quarantine party with your favourite cuppa would help you at the moment of dealing with great stress!