Drinking tea has so many health benefits that it’s almost dangerous to your health not to have a Tea Party every week!. Who needs another excuse to party… healthily!
The health benefits of tea have been studied for as long as anyone can remember.
The rich history of tea is found in the Far East, in China and India, as far back as 2700 BC. Those countries are the largest consumers and producers of tea in the world. Even back in the ancient times, the invigorating and medicinal effects of tea were felt and promoted. Nowadays, studies have shown that drinking tea daily can ward off disease processes ranging from cardiovascular disease to cancer to depression.
Tea has been shown to have healing powers. There are many varieties of tea, but one thing that they all have in common is the abundance of antioxidants and other powerful ingredients are immensely beneficial for health.
A study conducted in Italy showed that consumption of three or more cups of tea daily can reduce the chance of stroke by 21%. More studies have shown protection against different types of cancer, lowering of cholesterol, promotion of weight loss, improvement of bone strength, lifting of the mood, and slowing down the ageing process.
Incorporating tea into your life should really be a no brainer. And it’s a great excuse to have social tea parties. Who doesn’t need another excuse to party… in a healthy manner? I sure don’t.
A cup of black tea can treat headaches and prevent plaque build-up in the arteries.
Perfect Tea Party Partner – Gingerbread Man
A Gingerbread Man is a great friend to take a dip with
Having trouble getting to bed and sleeping soundly? Chamomile helps with healthy sleep and anxiety reduction. It can also relieve depression & panic
Perfect Tea Party Partner – Vanilla Slice
A Vanilla Slice always soothes our souls
Green tea has been shown to improve brain function and burn fat. the polyphenols in green tea can influence the availability of dopamine which creates a “happy” state in the brain.
Perfect Tea Party Partner – Passionfruit Sponge Cake
Serve up a Passionfruit Sponge Cake and be happy!
Ginseng Tea Recipe
This plant tuber found in East Asia helps with the production of serotonin, which is often low in people with depression.
Perfect Tea Party Partner – Chocolate Eclair
This is a small, aromatic evergreen mint shrub that makes you feel calm and relaxed and induces restful sleep while lifting your mood.
Perfect Tea Party Partner – Chocolate Royal
Lift your mood further with a Choc Royal
Ginger root has been used medicinally for thousands of years in regions including Asia and India. It helps to relieve upset stomach, indigestion, motion sickness, and nausea.
Perfect Tea Party Partner – Lemon Cupcake
A Lemon Cupcake would go down a treat with a Ginger Tea
Peppermint leaf and oil are traditionally used for medicinal purposes. Peppermint helps settle the stomach by calming the muscles of the stomach and improving the flow of bile. It may also help relieve nausea, menstrual cramps, abdominal gas, and nearly any other type of stomach ailment.
Perfect Tea Party Partner – Butter Cake
Peppermint can be quite a strong taste so pick up a yummy Butter Cake to go with your Peppermint Tea