Improves Oral Health
Black tea contains such elements which left preventive action on the bacterial and salivary enzymes in the mouth. Therefore, it helps in reducing inflammation, prevent cavities, and limit the growth of bacteria.
Increases Bone Density
Tea is rich in phytochemicals, which means a lower probability of arthritis. (Arthritis is the inflammation of joints; the symptoms are joint pain and stiffness.)
Polyphenols present in the tea help prevent neurodegenerative disorders, that’s why in some cases it lowers the risk of Parkinson.
Cure for Puffy Eyes
Apply ice-cold tea bags on puffy eyes. It will remove all tiredness as well as decrease puffiness because of its caffeine content.
Caffeine concentrations in black tea promote alertness and improve performance outwardly leading up to a caffeine crash.
Gives Relief from Diarrhea
Due to the presence of tannins, it has a healing effect on intestinal disorders. Therefore, taking plain black tea is worthwhile for diarrhea patients.
The tea is also useful in reducing bad cholesterol levels, which results in heart and fatal attacks.
Antioxidants rich tea not only boost the immune system but also inhibits DNA damage by its free radical scavenging activity.
Caffeine in tea helps in improving blood flow to the brain, which relaxes the nervous system and relieves a headache.
It decreases triglyceride levels and depreciates visceral fats, that’s why it is quite remedial in weight loss routine.
The tea has antioxidants, anti-aging, and anti-inflammatory properties. Daily drinking can improve the appearance of skin. In addition to this, washing your face with black tea can adds moisture and glow to your face. Also, it has an astringent property which tightens the skin and tones skin color.
Tip: Application of black and green tea can defend the skin from dangerous sun radiation effects as their polyphenols have a photoprotective effect.
A few people know that caffeine is very advantageous for hairs. It blocks DHT – the hormone triggers hair loss. Drinking tea daily can encourage hair growth and slow down hair fall. Also, washing hairs with black tea makes hair softer and enhance its shine and color.
Side Effects of Black Tea
Excess Intake Effects
Drinking more than 3 to 5 cups per day have a couple of side effects that include:
- Breathing issues (irregular heartbeat, faster breathing, etc.)
- Sleeping problems (insomnia, restlessness, etc.)
- Frequent Urination
- Iron Deficiency
- Acidity, heartburns, or vomiting
- Anxiety or nervousness
Don’t be an addicted one, because If you are addicted to it skipping it even once a day may trigger dizziness, headaches, etc.
Caffeine present in tea rises the pressure inside the eye causing glaucoma
Be careful pregnant ladies, black tea sometimes triggers miscarriage or sudden infant death syndrome