10 Reason Why You Should be Drinking Black Tea

#5. Healthy skin

Healthy skin

Black tea can benefit your skin in a number of ways. The caffeine in it can prevent oral viruses that help against skin infections such as pimples. It also nourishes the skin with vitamins B2, C and E as well as minerals such as potassium, zinc and magnesium. Placing tea bags directly under eyes can reduce dark circles and puffiness.

#6. It’s anti-bacterial

The polyphenols present in tea are known for their anti-bacterial characteristics. It is effective to get rid of smelly and sweaty feet. It closes the pores thereby reducing sweating. Chilled tea bags when applied to razor burns can sooth itchiness and rashes.

#7. Stress Relief

Stress Relief

People usually reach for a hot cup of tea when they are stressed. There is a reason for it. Studies have shown that black tea reduces the production of cortisol that cause stress. Amino acids and 1- theanine found in black tea also promote stress relaxation and ease stress. Drinking black tea can also fasten recovery from acute stress.

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