Tea began its journey in 2737 B.C.E, starting from china. It is said that the Emperor Shen Nong who was a skilled ruler and a scientist accidentally discovered tea in his garden; when he was boiling water, a leaf from a tree in his garden landed into his pot adding slight flavor to his water. He enjoyed this brew so much that he was compelled to do research into how this happened and that is also when he discovered the medicinal properties of teas’. This article will take you the the best tea brands available in the market.
It was not until the Tang dynasty (618-907), often referred to as the classic age of tea, did consumption become widespread. The centuries that followed came to be known as the romantic age of Tea. From there Tea journeyed through many countries, their politics and history and eventually made its way to where we are today.
Teas have become the rage now-a-days. Almost everyone drinks tea, and I’m not talking about milk tea, nay sire! I am talking about the type of tea that boosts our health and shields us against many illness and diseases.
We have many different tea brands out in the market, some actually effective and some simply a hoax, well, not entirely but they are not much effective either. So lets get on to best tea brands in market.
Why you should Drink Tea ?
Tea are healthy, that’s why we drink tea. Who decided that? Our experience and history with tea is what determines that teas are healthy. But that is not all the reasons why we drink tea. Tea, other than keeping us physically fit and well is also known to help us relax and feel relieved from a hard days’ work. Some of the benefits of drinking green teasare;
Improves brain function
Increases fat burning process lowering the risk of obesity
Improves physical performances
Antioxidants lowers your risk of some types of cancer
Protects your brain in old age and lowers the risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
Kills harmful bacteria and gives you fresh breath
Protects your body from risk of infection
Protects you from the risk of type 2 diabetes
Reduce risk of heart disease
At the end of this page there are some natural and easy found in your garden plants and leaf that you could use to boost your health naturally, hope you enjoy it later when you have time.
Best Tea Brands
I’m sure not many know of this brand, after all it is not as hyped as Lipton and Taj or other well known brands. But it is somewhere out there and I stumbled upon it. Hence, I present to you my fortune and my secret for my skinny jeans.
Tea boosts our immune system and pushes it to work better than it did, Rakura is my favorite tea brand as the flavor it presents is mild but you can always state a hint of the flavor. Refreshing and sweet without any sugar or honey. This brand fulfills it’s promise for health and delight in every way possible. So, grab a pouch and try! and surely its one of the best tea brands out there.
It is another not so famous brand, but I must say, it works excellent on the tongue and your waistlines if you so wish it to. All tea brands promote themselves, they all say that if you want to lose fat, you should try them, but treasures are not always kept in front of your eyes. Sometimes, you have to search for them in the back of the shelves and read the wellness factors too.
Dilmah doesn’t promise you anything other than many flavors and cures for many problems in the body. And to let you in on a secret, out body works in a chain effect, if one system is well, it will naturally boost the others.
A pouch will cost you Rs. 170/- only
This brand is UK’s finest since 1903 and one of the best tea brands, and it brings to you a breezy, mesmerizing blend of premium green tea leaves. Ty.phoo that is available in India is produced in the best estates in Darjeeling.
I find this tea a bit bitter on the tongue, but a lot refreshing on the mind and the body. Typhoon is one of the commonly found brand in the market and one of the commonly served drinks in tea shops and café.
Price : Rs. 420/-
The mouth watering array of flavored Twinings green teas makes you fall in love with it. Twining has a light and pure flavor which makes you want to keep sipping on for the whole day. After you sip once, the flavor and aroma remains in your taste buds for some time urging you to take another sip and then some more till you’ve drowned it all without realizing.
The light and pure aroma is enough to rejuvenate you from your worn out state. It lets the mnd be free of it shackles and express its potential with enthusiasm. They even come in gift jars, which can be used as decorative in your tea table and your tea jar!
Price: 250/- to 500/-
Tetley, to an Indian doesn’t need an introduction. If you go visit your relatives, that’s the most commonly available tea. Its flavor is light and hits the throat with its somewhat bitter flavor where it should.
Tetley tea was first establishes by the ‘Tetley brothers’ in Cullum street, London in 1856 and eventually part ways and the brother Joseph unveils the name “Joseph Tetley & Co. Wholesale Tea Dealers”
Price: 120/- to 250/-
Organic India, a tea brand that prides itself by being a vehicle of consciousness in the global market by creating a holistic, sustainable business model that inspires, promotes and supports true wellness. Their mission is to inspire, to be worthy of trust that their customers put in them and be innovative global leader in providing solution for healthy and conscious living.
They commit themselves to provide their customers with genuine organic food and products. The tea they produce has a light flavor, refreshing and it makes up for an excellent morning tes with a low sugar muffin!
Price: 125/- to 250/-
Again another brand that needs no introduction. Like Tetley, Lipton is one of the commonly used teas in India. My sister-in-law always treats herself to this delicious blend of tea every evening, this helps her rejuvenate and feel fresh, forgetting all the pressure of her work and hectic day.
The best relaxation in the cheapest way possible. Add with it some slightly sweet cookies to enjoy the pleasure the world can provide you. Lipton helps lighten the mood and lighten your fat, attacking the bad cholesterol that you just cannot stand!
Price: 120/- to 250/-
Conclusion and Additional Tips
So when we are talking about best tea brands we must also know that Green teas, black teas, white teas they all come from plants. We have plants at home that we mostly use for decoration. But here is a healthier option, why not replace those plants with some useful plants? Here are some plants that like all other plants circulate oxygen but also provide a part of themselves for our health;
Mint Plant can be used for mint leaves that can be used as either tea ot garnish for your food.
Roseis good to look at, smells nice and rose petals provide for tea or good toner for a healthy and glowing skin.
Lemon Balm, the leaves can be used to make tea that has a calming effect on the mind and the body.
Lemon Grassgives out a calming scent, repels bugs and can be used to make tea to calm out nerves.
Feverfew, is a species of chrysanthemum that has been grown as herbs in medicinal gardens for a very, very long time, coming from ancient China.
Basil, this plant is also uses by many as man image of god, this plant has many benefits and its flower and leaves can be used as tea which protects us from many harm within and without our body.
Lavender, the buds of this plant can be used to make tea and as it originates from the mint family it gives off a refreshing scent where it grows.
So this whole article was about best tea brands with and additional input on plants which you can use in your daily life for healthier lifestyle. Stay fit and healthy. Also see articles related on Guava Leaves tea and coffee.
I am Shweta Singh, Director and CEO at Kirola Sports Private Limited. I am a sports and fitness enthusiast and have played three sports at National level including Basketball, High jump ,Taekwondo .I also started training in Mixed Martial Arts last year . I always knew that health ,fitness and motivation are pillar of success for every individual. Mykhelbook team will help you to stay fit and healthy through our blogs . We also aim to motivate you all through motivational stories of lesser known people ,about their struggles and achievements through our blogs .