Teas rich in antioxidants

After water, tea is the most common drink in the whole world and some people believe that tea is not just a drink, it is a natural medicine! The properties of various types of tea such as green tea or matcha are often written about, but we are not limited to these options!

First of all, we must remember that in case of pregnancy, allergies, or diseases, teas should be consumed with the doctor’s advice. Despite the many properties, improper or excessive use may cause us problems.


Hibiscus tea:

Hibiscus tea is rich in antioxidants such as beta-carotene, vitamin C and anthocyanin. Antioxidants destroy harmful molecules known as free radicals in our body. Hibiscus is known for its medicinal properties such as anti-cancer effects. Research has shown that hibiscus extract prevents the growth of cancer cells.

This tempting and bright-colored tea is easily prepared. Put some hibiscus with boiling water, lemon and a little honey in a teapot and give it some time to prepare; then enjoy its delicious sour cherry taste.



Peppermint is rich in antioxidants, and has improved symptoms of colds, stomach aches, and even irritable bowel syndrome. Most importantly, it removes bad breath! Due to its high amount of antioxidants, mint is widely used in the preparation of various medicines.

Many types of teas are enhanced by adding some mint. It can give our mug freshness, and a special flavor and aroma.


Black Tea:

Polyphenols are types of antioxidants that exist in large quantities in black tea and are essential for health. Black tea contains a type of antioxidant called flavonoid, which is effective for heart health. Regular consumption of flavonoids may help reduce high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, and obesity.

Black tea is traditionally made with cardamom seeds, cinnamon stick, lemon, thyme, etc. But there are always new ways to make different types of tea. Don’t stop trying them!


Dried Limes:

Dried limes are a rich source of vitamin C and antioxidants that protect the body against free radical damage. Dried lime or lemon contains B vitamins and folic acid, which lead to brain health.

Adding a few slices of fresh or dried lime to all types of tea can add a sense of freshness and health. Drinking tea with the sharp and citrusy aroma is really pleasant!


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