Surprising Benefits Of Tea

By Refadoc, Posted on : Saturday, 06 December 2014 - 7:50 am IST

When the Chinese worked up on a brewing cup of tea centuries ago, little did they know that the benefits of tea would move beyond drinking it! Though tea has emerged as one of the most popular beverages all over the world, the health benefits of this drink exceed more than the usual cup.

Take a look at our top picks:

  • Open your Sleepy Eyes:

Tea leaves have proved to be one of the best ways to treat tired and puffy eyes. Placing two tea bags in warm water and then placing them on your closed eyes for just 15 minutes has proved beneficial in order to reduce the puffiness of your eyes. Tea contains a natural astringent called Tannins, which also helps you to get rid of the dark circles.

  • Treating Sunburns:

It is commonly known that applying a good sunscreen helps you to shield your skin from the harmful UV Radiations. However, you will be surprised to know that tea leaves can also provide relief to your sunburned skin. Putting some tea leaves in your bath water helps your body to soak in the goodness of the leaves and provide relied to the itchy and inflamed skin. 

  • Shedding down the extra kilos:

Green Tea is widely accepted as a health drink. Green tea drinkers are known to shed their extra kilos faster as compared to their counterparts. Catechins present in Green tea are known to decrease the body fat considerably. Not only that, Green tea is known to stabilize the body weight after a period of weight loss. Green tea boosts your metabolism and cures any digestion problems.

  • Treating your acnes:

Since tea contains anti-bacterial, anti-fungal as well as anti oxidants, it is a perfect solution for your acnes. Rubbing moist green tea leaves all over your face before going to sleep is known to cure your acne problems. Also, drinking green tea in the morning is known to provide your skin with a beautiful and natural glow. 

  • Nourishing Your Skin:

Green Tea is well known for its skin tightening and anti ageing properties. The antioxidants as well as anti inflammatory compounds present in tea are perfect protectors of your skin. Adding water and white sugar to green tea, makes a perfect scrub for your face. This mix not only allows your skin to be well moisturized, but also improves the hydration levels and exfoliates your facial skin to provide a smooth finish.

  • Conditions Your Hair:

Tea makes a great conditioner for your dry hair by giving them a natural shine. Adding some unsweetened, freshly brewed tea to your hair and rubbing it before rinsing it off is known to work as a natural conditioner as well as dye. Add some rosemary and sage to your black tea and keep the mixture overnight. In the morning, strain the mixture and use it on your hair for shiny, beautiful hair.

  • Controlling Bleeding Gums:

Pressing some moistened tea bags on the bleeding gums and applying some pressure on them is known to bring gum bleeding and pain under control. Tea contains anti inflammatory as well as astringent properties, which make for a refreshing mouthwash as well 

  • Anti Stressing Properties:

Tea leaves are popular all over the world for their therapeutic properties. They are helpful in order to relieve the stress and provide calming sensation to your mind.

So, the next time you are brewing yourself a cup of tea, smile and think of all the benefits it has in store for you! 

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