Thinking and caring about our health should be our priority, right? However, when it comes to tea, we often choose taste above anything else. For many, tea is an integral part of their everyday lives. Besides that, according to a study it has been found that the global consumption of tea is increasing with time. With the increase in the consumption of tea, we should also look into the health benefits of it so that we are aware of the treasure trove our cup of tea holds for us.
There are different types of tea found across the world, like black tea, white tea, jasmine tea, green tea and so on.
There is another such variety gaining popularity called the fruit tea. It is formed from unprocessed fruits. They are rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C. Also they do not contain caffeine, making them ideal to drink before going to bed. Fruit tea can also be a healthy alternative to fizzy drinks and packaged fruit juices. It has various subsets like pomegranate tea, apple tea, peach tea, and acai tea.
Let us have a look at the health benefits of Pomegranate tea. Pomegranate tea also has varieties like pomegranate peel tea, pomegranate white tea, pomegranate green tea or pomegranate ice tea but the basic benefits remain the same.
5 Health Benefits Linked With Drinking Pomegranate Tea
Pomegranate tea is rich in antioxidants which prevents ageing. Antioxidants scavenge free radicals from the body cells and prevent or reduce the damage caused by oxidation. Due to its free-radical-fighting compounds it is also healthy for the skin.
Pomegranate tea helps in giving metabolism a major boost which further assists in weight loss. This can help to improve your passive fat-burning potential, which means more calories being burned every day.
Good For Heart Health
Multiplies Oxygen Levels In Our Body
Pomegranate tea helps to increase the level of oxygen in our blood. Due to antioxidants present in pomegranate, it reduces cholesterol, fights free radicals, and prevents blood clot. All this eventually helps blood to flow freely and thus improve the level of oxygen in your body.
Promotes Dental Health
The fruit tea has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties that prevent the build-up of plaque in the mouth and also help fight infections and inflammation in the mouth such as gingivitis and periodontitis.
Most importantly, our regular masala chai (tea) is a mixture of black tea and other Indian spices added up with milk and sugar. Black tea contains a good amount of caffeine (though less than coffee). Pomegranate tea can be an ideal option to drink before retiring to bed.
In case of doubts do consult a nutritionist.
Sanskriti Tiwari is an intern with SheThePeople.TV