Black tea

Black Tea is the most processed & is a condensed form of tea with 1/3 as much caffeine as coffee. And it is also a product made from the Camellia sinesis plant. The aged leaves and stems are used to make medicine.

Benefits you can get in Black Tea:

Here are the list of health benefits to drinking black tea:

  • Helps promote the flow of blood in the brain, without any danger of over-stimulating the heart.
  • Can be used in the fight against cancer.
  • Making breathing easier for those suffering from asthma.
  • Help prevent diarrhea, pneumonia, cystitis, and skin infections.
  • Prevention of tooth decay, along with the strengthening of tooth enamel.
  • Help the body fight against free radicals.
  • Drinking it regularly can help reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
  • Helps bring about an improvement in mental focus and concentration.
  • It is believed that black tea can help delay the aging process.
  • Helps reduce bad cholesterol in the body and also leads to an increase in good cholesterol.
  • It helps decrease glucose levels in the body.
  • It also boasts of a soothing, anti-inflammatory effect on the digestive tract.


Dosage of drinking Black Tea:

The good dosage in drinking Black Tea is 3 to 4 cups a day. And some are list below:


  1. For headache or improving mental alertness: a typical dose is up to 250 mg of caffeine (several cups of black tea) per day.
  2. For reducing the risk of heart attack and kidney stones: a dose of at least one cup per day.
  3. For preventing “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis), 125-500 mL (1-4 cups) of brewed black tea daily.
  4. For preventing Parkinson’s disease: men drinking 421-2716 mg of total caffeine (approximately 5-33 cups of black tea) daily have the lowest risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, when compared to other men. However, men who drink as little as 124-208 mg of caffeine (approximately 1-3 cups of black tea) daily also have a significantly lower chance of developing Parkinson’s disease.


Negative side effects of Black Tea:

  • The caffeine in black tea, especially when taken in large amounts, can worsen diarrhea and might worsen symptoms of IBS.
  • Drinking 4-5 times daily may suffer from head-ache the next day.


Special precautions & warnings:

  1. Anemia: Drinking black tea may make anemia worse in people with iron deficiency.
  2. Anxiety disorders: The caffeine in black tea might make these conditions worse.
  3. Heart problems: Caffeine in black tea can cause irregular heartbeat in certain people. If you have a heart condition, use caffeine with caution.
  4. Diabetes: The caffeine in black tea might affect blood sugar. Use black tea with caution if you have diabetes.
  5. Diarrhea: Black tea contains caffeine. The caffeine in black tea, especially when taken in large amounts, can worsen diarrhea.



For more information about taking Black tea, visit list of site below:

Black Tea at Wiki

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Black Tea at Organic Facts

Black Tea at Health Diaries

Black Tea at Ezine Articles