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Tea Time for Wellbeing: Health Benefits of English Breakfast Tea and Green Tea

A woman's hands holding a white teacup filled with black tea, with steam rising from the cup.

If you're a tea lover, you know that there's nothing quite like a warm cup of tea to soothe the soul and awaken the senses. But did you know that drinking tea can also have numerous benefits for your wellbeing? In this post, we'll explore the benefits of tea, with a focus on two popular varieties: English breakfast tea and green tea.

  • English breakfast tea as an energy boost.

It's a classic black tea blend made from Assam, Ceylon, and Kenyan teas. But did you know that it can also be good for your health? For starters, black tea contains antioxidants that help to protect your body from damage caused by free radicals. Additionally, black tea contains caffeine, which can give you a much-needed energy boost and improve your mental alertness. Studies have also shown that black tea may help to lower your risk of heart disease, thanks to its ability to improve blood flow and reduce inflammation.

  • Green tea to reduce stress and anxiety.

Green tea, on the other hand, has been hailed as a superfood for its numerous health benefits. Unlike black tea, green tea is unfermented, which means that it retains more of its natural antioxidants, called catechins. These antioxidants have been shown to have a range of health benefits, including reducing inflammation, boosting brain function, and even reducing the risk of certain cancers. Green tea also contains L-theanine, an amino acid that can help to reduce stress and anxiety.

So, whether you prefer a strong cup of English breakfast tea or a delicate cup of green tea, there are plenty of reasons to make tea a regular part of your routine. Not only does tea offer a range of health benefits, but it can also be a soothing and calming ritual that helps to reduce stress and promote relaxation.

So why not brew a cup of tea and take a hot bath with our 100% natural Aromatherapy Bath Salts or Bath Bombs, infused with pure essential oils, and take a moment to savour the warmth and comfort they bring?

So go ahead and indulge in a cup of tea today – your body (and your taste buds!) will thank you for it.

If you enjoyed learning about the health benefits of tea, be sure to check out these other wellbeing focused posts on our blog: 'The Morning Routine of Our Founder: 'The Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water in the Morning' and 'What are the Benefits of Yoga for Wellbeing?' They offer even more insights into simple yet effective ways to support your physical and mental health.

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