It is known that tea is one of the most loved and popular drinks in the world. And toevery man can choose his own tea according to his preferences and material possibilities. Someone likes black tea, and someone prefers green.
Most of the teas got their name because of the place of origin. So, Ceylon tea is grown and made on the island of Sri Lanka. And black Darjeeling is brought from India. One of the main suppliers of elite green tea is China.
What is the difference between black tea and green tea?
The fact is that black and green tea is grown on the same bushes. But the way of processing and manufacturing technology are completely different. The characteristics of the growing medium are also taken into account.
After the tea leaves are collected, they are subjected to a drying process and oxidation (fermentation). For green tea, no more than 2 days is enough, and for black tea from 2 weeks to a month. At the same time, the chemical composition of green tea is almost close to the composition of fresh raw materials, and the chemical composition of black tea varies significantly. Due to the degree of fermentation, these teas have a different color and taste. Black tea is more saturated in color and taste, and green has a color from emerald to yellow-green color and a softer aftertaste. The way of brewing these kinds of teas is also different.
The Benefits of Black Tea
Long since black tea experts call a longevity drink. This noble drink enhances cerebral circulation and is an excellent tool in the fight against stroke. Also black tea contains caffeine, due to which it invigorates. The drink improves kidney function, stimulates the cardiovascular system and helps to normalize digestion. Even black tea strengthens the walls of blood vessels, is an excellent prevention of diabetes and protects the body from harmful microorganisms.
However, as nutritionists say, excessive infatuation with black tea can negatively affect the nervous system. Its frequent use promotes the withdrawal of magnesium from the body, which is necessary for the work of the heart muscle.
It is not recommended to drink tea at night. It can cause insomnia.
According to experts, brewed black tea should not be infused for more than 30 minutes. Otherwise, it becomes hazardous to health. Also, repeated brewing of one brew is not recommended. This tea will not bring any benefit.
The Benefits of Green Tea
Green tea is a powerful antioxidant, it neutralizes free radicals and protects against cancer. In the prevention of oncology it is recommended to drink 2-3 cups of quality green tea a day. Also, this tea positively affects the nervous system and relieves a person from stress. Green tea makes the walls of the vessels elastic and elastic. Regular use of green tea helps to normalize blood pressure and cholesterol level. It is also an excellent remedy for sclerosis.
Green tea is recommended to be consumed 2-3 hours before bedtime, as it contains caffeine and is capable of causing insomnia and nervous system irritation.
As for the brewing of green tea, the experts recommend that it be brewed with non-boiled water, which cooled to a temperature of 80-85 degrees. Insist it is not necessary – you can drink right away. Green tea of the highest quality can be repeatedly brewed several times. However, it does not lose useful properties.
In no case should you use a metal kettle. The best option is a ceramic or glass brewer.
In conclusion, we can say that with the regular use of these two types of tea, the human body is healed. Tea drinking brings health, vivacity and energy.
And what kind of tea do you like, green or black?