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The Health and Beauty Benefits of Tea

Updated on December 19, 2015

The Benefits of Tea

Tea can do wonders for the health. The term "tea health" has been adopted to mean, somebody who's health and youthfulness is due to drinking tea. The benefits of tea are endless, with green tea having the most known health benefits. Often the benefits of other teas is overlooked, but in this article you will find all you need to know to benefit from tea, and drink your way to longevity.

Cup of chamomile tea
Cup of chamomile tea
Black tea
Black tea | Source

Black Tea

  • Sharpens mental focus and concentration
  • Prevents tooth decay
  • Aids the digestive tract
  • Relieves diarrhea
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Helps open airways and arteries for easier breathing
  • Speeds up metabolism
  • Helps reduce glucose levels, which reduces the risk of cataracts

Black cherry tea is made from the stems of cherries.
Black cherry tea is made from the stems of cherries. | Source

Black Cherry Tea

  • Supports respiratory health
  • Soothes throat discomfort
  • Soothes a headache
  • Helps soothe muscle pain

Blueberries | Source

Blueberry Tea

  • Improve memory
  • Slows down symptoms of aging
  • Contains antioxidants (which fight free radicals)
  • Assists the urinary tract and helps prevent infections
  • Purify the blood
  • Help with inflamed kidneys

Chamomile flowers
Chamomile flowers | Source

Chamomile Tea

  • Cures insomnia and other sleep disorders
  • Treats anxiety and panic attacks
  • Treats muscle twitches
  • Good on wounds, burns, and scrapes
  • Helps with stomach menstrual cramps, stomach flu, and ulcers
  • Cure for migraines
  • Reduces dark circles around eyes
  • Helps on the treatment of hemorrhoids
  • Soothes irritated skin

Ginger plant root
Ginger plant root | Source

Ginger Tea

  • Treats nausea
  • Helps digestive disorders (flatulence, indigestion, diarrhea)
  • Loosens phlegm (Good for respiratory problems)
  • Fights chills
  • Treats irregular and painful menstrual discharges
  • Relieves stress, exhaustion, dizziness, restlessness, and anxiety
  • Possibly helps dissolve kidney stones
  • Boosts the immune system

A green tea plantation
A green tea plantation | Source

Green Tea

  • Eliminates free radicals
  • Lowers your risk for a wide range of diseases
  • Possible cure for cancer
  • Aids weight loss
  • Curves apatite
  • Reduces cholesterol
  • Prevents cavities (it contains fluoride!)
  • Helps fight acne
  • Great as a skin moisturizer! (20x more powerful than Vitamin E!)

Lemon leaves
Lemon leaves | Source

Lemon Tea

  • Cleanses the blood
  • Encourages mental clarity
  • Reduces chance of skin cancer
  • Calming effect on the stomach
  • Prevents body discomfort (drink it in the morning)
  • Mood lifter
  • Reduces the chance of skin cancer
  • Can be infused with a slice of lemon for a vitamin C boost

Linden tree leaves
Linden tree leaves | Source

Linden Tea

  • Stops headaches
  • Combats indigestion and diarrhea
  • Relieves tension and anxiety
  • Sedates nerves
  • Induces perspiration and sweating
  • Alleviates fevers, colds, and cough
  • Induces urination
  • Reduces swelling (great for puffy eyes)



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    • The Reminder profile image

      The Reminder 5 years ago from Canada

      Tea is now part of my daily routine and I love it. Great hub!

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      kallini2010 5 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      I probably need blueberry tea.

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      Steve Wright 5 years ago from Norwich, England

      This is a really interesting hub Londonlady, green tea is also something that can aid your metabolism. I have voted up and interesting :)

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      ashumann 6 years ago from Dhaka


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      katrinasui 7 years ago

      I didn't know that there are so many benefits of tea. Thanks for sharing this informative hub.

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      Lita C. Malicdem 7 years ago from Philippines

      Black and green tea reduce cholesterol, and ginger possibly helps to dissolve kidney stones. I'm particularly interested in this information. Cholesterol and renal failure are risks common to diabetes. Thank you.

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      Jacqueline 7 years ago from London, England

      Short but informative. Nice!