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What are the health benefits of black tea?

Asked by figtree figs, 14 Apr '09 10:39 am
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Black tea is a variety of tea that is more oxidized than the oolong, green, and white varieties. All four varieties are made from leaves of Camellia sinensis. Black tea is generally stronger in flavor and contains more caffeine than the less oxidized teas. Two principal varieties of the species are used, the small-leaved Chinese variety plant (C. sinensis sinensis), also used for green and white teas, and the large-leaved Assamese plant (C. sinensis assamica), which was traditionally only used for black tea, although in recent years some green has been produced.

In Chinese and culturally influenced languages, black tea is known as \"crimson tea\" (紅茶, Mandarin Chinese hngch; Japanese kōcha; Korean hongcha), perhaps a more accurate description of the colour of the liquid. The name black tea, however, could alternatively refer to the colour of the oxidized leaves. In Chinese, \"black tea\" is a commonly used classification for post-fermented teas, such as Pu-erh tea ...more
Answered by pawan bhalla, 14 Apr '09 10:43 am

 
  
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Contrary tpo [opular belief, benefits you derive out of black tea are about the same as Green Tea.

Both are equally good anti-oxidants. Tea is best taken without milk and water.
Answered by Cynic, 15 Apr '09 09:33 pm

 
  
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It\'s the real tea; tastes the way it ought too. Further, it\'s low on cholesterol.
Answered by Surender Reddy, 16 Apr '09 07:46 am

 
  
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Black tea keeps us awake while studying n in office and in house works. It also delays appetite to have meals. It is stronger in flavor and has more caffeine, so mentally it makes our desire to fulfill.
Answered by alta david jadhav, 15 Apr '09 11:43 pm

 
  
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Rejuvenates your body in the morning.Clears the stomach.
Answered by M P, 15 Apr '09 10:30 pm

 
  
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Not much idea
Answered by anil garg, 15 Apr '09 10:23 pm

 
  
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Generally reduces acidity problem.reduced problem of stomach
Answered by AANEWS AGENCY, 15 Apr '09 09:35 pm

 
  
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I agree with Pawan Bhalla....I have been using for past 15 years, it has helped tightening of gums...now have stronger teeths
Answered by UMESH SHARMA, 16 Apr '09 06:48 am

 
  
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Tea is an anti oxident, if we mixe milk with it, its quality deteriorates and this only remains an mild drink which make a person addicted very soon.
Answered by surendra tripathi, 15 Apr '09 10:12 pm

 
  
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