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5 awesome health benefits of drinking tea


Tea is one of the most popular beverages in India. On an average, a person in India consumes 4 to 5 cups of tea each day.

Tea drinkers constantly keep debating about the benefits and side-effects of drinking tea. Like most good things, tea is also good for your health if consumed in moderation.

If you’re still not sure about the health benefits of tea, here are 5 facts you should know

1. Helps lower cholesterol

Tea is known to help lower your cholesterol. If you suffer from high cholesterol, drinking tea can also help you keep a check on it.

Unsweetened Green Tea and Lemon Tea is also good if you’re trying to lose weight. It also helps prevent and control type 2 diabetes.

2. Is an anti-allergen

Herbal tea, especially is known to be a great anti-allergen. It helps you fight against the harmful pollen grains in the environment. Adding organically produced honey doubles up the anti-allergy power.

3. Reduces risk of heart attack

Did you know that people who drink tea are 21% less likely to suffer a heart attack? Black tea, if consumed moderately is good for your heart health.

Green Tea, if consumed unsweetened, can lower the risk of heart diseases. It also reduces the risk of death from heart attack and stroke.

4. Prevents neurological diseases

Tea is known to have properties that prevent degenerative neurological diseases like Parkinson’s. The polyphenols, methyl xanthine and caffeine present in the tea actually helps prevent neurological disorders.

5. Ginger tea is good for digestion

Ginger is one of the best natural remedies for indigestion. It also has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties.

Adding a dash of ginger in your tea can help improve digestion. If you’re suffering from indigestion, ginger tea can help relieve the symptoms.

The tea house at Hilton-Shillim has a selection of refreshing local and international teas you can choose from.

Enjoy a cup of freshly brewed tea amidst the scenic surroundings at the Tea Lounge. Or savour the evening High Tea as you marvel at the surroundings after a relaxing wellness treatment.

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