Why is Darjeeling tea famous? After the enactment of Geographical Indications of Goods in 2003, Darjeeling Tea is unique, famous and recognized across the globe for its unique taste and flavors due to the geographical identification tag received from the Indian Patent Office, it has become the first Indian product to receive a GI tag. The weather condition of Darjeeling is quite rare and exclusive and thus the tea plants got adapted with Darjeeling’s climatic condition and as a result, Darjeeling tea became a spectacular and exclusive Tea across the world. Darjeeling Teas are loaded with rich antioxidants as it contains Theaflavins and Thearubigins which help to fight off free radicals in our body.

Darjeeling tea is famous for its sweet yet floral with a musky flavor in the palate, although the tea may also show signs of slight vegetal, mossy, fruity and citrus flavors’. The leaves and buds are devotedly plucked to ensure that the quality and integrity are maintained. The breathtaking views of the tea gardens with the beautiful landscape are covered with a green blanket most time of the year. Varieties of tea come from Darjeeling tea gardens which include, Black, Green, Oolong and White teas and all these tea have different health benefits and may promote the development of microbial metabolites that may assist in regulating energy and metabolism. Tea has been used as medicine for centuries and with the advent of technology, researchers are now discovering the health benefits of drinking tea. Consumption of Green and Black Tea is very healthy as it has rich antioxidants whereas White Tea is the least processed tea hence contains the highest antioxidant level and is considered as the supreme drink of health.

Black Tea is a type of tea that is more oxidized than oolong, green and white tea. Black tea is stronger in flavor than the less oxidized tea. Tea contains antioxidants that mop up the free radicals and may help reduce blood pressure and may also reduce the risk of stroke.

Green Tea is packed with the compound Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG), a powerful antioxidant. They undergo a partial fermentation and are rich in antioxidants that help the body fight against free radicals antioxidants are nutrients that protect the body from damage by free radicals which might lead to various chronic diseases. And if you are not drinking 3 to 4 cups of green tea today, you are definitely not doing your health a big favor.

White tea is loaded with protective nutrients. White Tea has been found to work well as prescription drugs without side effects and have a profound power to fight cancer-causing cells such as colon, prostate and stomach cancer.

Oolong Tea is traditional semi-fermented Chinese tea produced through a process including withering the plant under strong sun and oxidizing before curling and twisting associated with fewer health benefits. Oolong tea accounts for just 2% of tea consumption, so scientists spend less time on it. There are various Teas that range from lightly to heavily oxidized teas, Oolong tea accounts for just 2% of tea consumption, so scientists spend less time on it. It also contains the full range of antioxidants Catechin, Thearubigins and Theaflavins.

Below are some reasons why you should start having Darjeeling tea:

  • Black Tea has the strongest flavor and also retains its flavor for a large number of years.

  • Black Tea contains a small quantity of caffeine, which helps in promoting the flow of blood in the brain without any risk of over-stimulating the heart. Drinking it regularly can help reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

  • Black Tea helps to prevent diarrhea, pneumonia, cystitis, and skin infections and also strengthens the immune system.

  • It helps prevent heart disease and stroke by lowering the level of cholesterol.

  • It helps you fight against aging and promotes longevity.

  • Green Tea may help in weight management, burns fat and boosts your metabolism rate naturally if consumed daily by maintaining a healthy diet.

  • Drinking Green Tea every day help you preserve your bone density.

  • Prevents you from getting a cold or flu. Vitamin C in green tea helps you treat the flu and the common cold.

  • Green Tea has Theophylline that relaxes the muscles and also supports the bronchial tubes by reducing the severity of asthma.

  • Green Tea helps with ear infection problem. For natural ear cleaning soak a cotton ball in Green Tea and clean the infected ear.

  • Green Tea helps prevent high blood pressure and maintains blood pressure by repressing angiotensin.

  • Green Tea is loaded with rich antioxidant that protects the skin from the harmful effects of free radicals that causes wrinkling and skin aging.

  • Studies have found that White Tea can thin the blood and improve artery functions, white tea guards against the ravages of stroke as it helps lower high blood pressure and maintains a healthy one by promoting a healthy blood vessel.

  • White Tea protects the skin and helps to reverse some of the damage.

  • White Tea may reduce blood sugar and help prevent and alleviate the symptoms of diabetes.

  • It reduces stress and increases energy.

  • Consuming tea without sugar or sweetener followed by a regular exercise and well-balanced diet results in burning the fats.

  • White Tea eases the symptoms of illness and helps to cure heart disease, stroke and even cancer-causing cells.

  • White Tea improvises the circulatory and immune systems and strengthens the bones and teeth and not forgetting a beautiful healthy skin.

  • Oolong tea is a traditional tea from China and has a specific way of preparation to gain the maximum health benefits.

  • The polyphenol component present in Oolong tea helps to release an enzyme which stimulates the fat cells in our body and they are mainly consumed without sugar or sweetener.

  • Oolong tea also has skin benefits and is beneficial for patients with eczema or other skin allergies.

  • Research has shown that Oolong tea can reduce the stress level from 8-10%.