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Health Benefits of Red Tea

Submitted by on August 1, 2011 – 1:02 amNo Comment

The other name of red tea is ‘rooibos’. Rooibos offers a number of health benefits, which includes improvement of our immune system, reducing general pains and aches etc. There are several instances when drinking a cup of red tea has helped in relieving allergy symptoms, asthma, headaches, stomach cramps and eczema breakouts. Red tea is also known to offer relief from insomnia and reduce blood pressure levels in patients with hypertension. Besides all these, the flavonoids present in red tea also make it an excellent remedy for preventing cardiovascular diseases.

You can sip red tea both as a hot drink or a cold beverage. This means this drink can be had in any part of the world; let it be a regions with cold weather or the places with temperate climate. The cold beverage prepared using red tea is extremely refreshing; the hot drink on the other hand offers soothing effects.

You can also use red tea as a bed time drink; it will not hamper your sleep as this tea variety does not contain any caffeine in it. Patients suffering from chronic insomnia have also been found to be benefited hugely by regular consumption of red tea before going to bed. During the summer months, you can drink cold red tea for quenching thirst; doing so both hydrates your body and serves as a source of essential antioxidants that helps in slowing down the aging process. People, who drink red tea regularly, possess a strong immune system and thus can fight the viruses and bacteria causing infections efficiently.

Another benefit of red tea is its ability of improving our skin conditions. This tea variety is rich in zinc, which prevents and cures pimples and rashes on our skin. People suffering from skin irritation due to allergic reactions, can experience significant relief from the condition by applying red tea directly on the skin. The calcium present in red tea makes it beneficial for people with osteoporosis and other bone health disorders.

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