Tea can be a great, healthy addition to your diet. It energizes you and different studies have shown that it can possibly help increase fat-burning and boost your immune system. But there are also so many different types of tea that the options can be overwhelming. Here’s a brief overview of different types of tea.
Green Tea: Green Tea is one of the most popular types of tea. It has much less caffeine than a cup of coffee and offers some of the best health benefits compared to other teas. In its raw form, it can taste a little plain but there are a lot of ways to make green tea taste better.
Black Tea: Black Tea is another very popular variety of tea that’s higher in caffeine than green tea but lower in caffeine than a cup of coffee. It’s very versatile in that its paired with a wide variety of flavors like bergamot oranges, chocolate, and lemon just to name a few. There are a ton of ways to make black tea taste good.
White Tea: White Tea is less frequently found than black tea or green tea but it provides very similar health benefits. It also has a very subtle, unique taste that pairs well with flavors like vanilla.
Kava Tea: Unlike the previously mentioned teas, Kava Tea is a tea for relaxation instead of energy. Made from a western Pacific plant, Kava can help you sleep and improve your mood. On the West Coast of the United States there are even kava bars, which provide a more mellow, relaxing alternative to loud, regular bars.
Chamomile Tea: Chamomile Tea also is known as a relaxation tea and is commonly paired with other relaxation herbs like mint and lemon balm. It also possibly helps fight illness with its antiseptic properties.
Ginger Tea: Another tea that helps with colds is ginger tea. Ginger and honey is a classic duo that helps soothe sore throats and get you done with your cold faster.
In closing, these are just a few of the many possible types of tea. Others include oolong tea, rooibos tea, and herbal tea to name a few. But the ones mentioned are some of the most popular.