Today is the day of the second most used drink in the world after water i.e ‘TEA’. International Tea Day is celebrated on May 21st every year because the season of tea production begins in the month of May in most of the tea producing countries. India is the Second Largest Producer of Tea in the world after the China, as it comes on the first place in the world.
Tea plantation requires meticulous care and efforts. That is the reason , to draw the attention of government and public towards the problems of the tea production and how tea plantations done by small tea growers, every year International Tea Day is observed.
Tea has great medicinal value and the potential of bringing health benefits to people.Variety of flavours with variety of benefits is the uniqueness of Tea.
Benefits of consuming a cup of Tea are multi-faceted. Drinking tea offers physical and emotional health benefits and it come in the category of one of the largest exported commodities. Among variety of benefits, tea is known to improve mood, aid in weight loss, fight off inflammation, boost immune system. However, drinking too much tea could also lead to negative side effects such as anxiety or changes in sleep patterns.
Green tea is favorite among tea drinkers and it has been praised for its medicinal properties for years.It is greatly known for its weight loss and hydration properties. And Black tea which is high in caffeine, may protect lungs from cigarette smoke. White tea has anticancer properties that help reduce the risk of getting cancer while the Chamomile tea may help prevent loss of vision and reduces kidney and nerve damage. Hibiscus tea is known to prevent from hypertension, reduces blood pressure and blood sugar levels, keep the liver healthy, help with menstrual cramps, help with depression and weight management, aid to digestion as well as fight with the bacteria. Ginger tea is famous for its multiple benefits and potential to soothe digestive issues, and is particularly helps to ease nausea. It also reduces blood pressure and aid to weight loss it also ease headaches and migraines.And it riched with antioxident and anti inflammatory properties.
According to a survey, around 80% of the total tea produced in India is consumed by the domestic population.While reading this many people are having their tea.