What Is Assam Black Tea?

Assam tea is a black tea made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. Black teas are more heavily oxidized than other types of tea, like Green Tea or white tea. Oxidation is a chemical process that creates darker leaves and a more intense flavor.

Assam Tea traditionally grown in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, one of the largest tea-producing regions in the world.

Assam is a home to thousands of tea gardens that produce thousands of exquisite loose leaf teas with hundreds of flavors.

Why Assam Tea is Popular?
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Why Assam Tea is Popular?

Assam tea is popular because of its deep aroma, rich color, and distinctive taste. The tropical climate of Assam contributes to unique malty taste that differentiates it from other teas.

How to Prepare Assam Tea?

  • Put Assam tea bag or a tea infuser containing about one tablespoon of loose tea leaves in a teacup.
  • Heat water to 90-95º Celsius. If you don’t have a temperature-controlled teapot, bring water to a boil and then let it sit for a minute to reduce the temperature just slightly.
  • Pour eight ounces of water over the tea bag or tea leaves.
  • Let tea leaves steep for as long as desired. Some drinkers prefer a lighter tea. I think 2 minutes is okay. Don’t steep for too long, because too long may cause bitterness.
  • Remove the tea bag or strain loose leaves from the cup before drinking it.

Health Benefits of Assam Tea

Chinese have praised tea for its medicinal qualities for thousands of years.

  1. Regulates High Blood Pressure: High blood pressure (BP) can also result in other cardiovascular health complications such as heart failure, heart attack.

It is believed that regular tea consumption has the ability to regulate high BP. Consequently, long-term intake of black tea have a significant difference in BP that can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by almost 7-10%.

So Assam black tea consumption can help mitigate High Blood Pressure and reduce the risk of cardiovascular mortality.

2. Helps in Weight Loss: People, who drink regular a cup of Assam black tea get about 80 milligrams of caffeine and studies shows, only 50 milligrams are enough to increase the amount of energy used by the body. It boosts lipolysis (a process of breakdown of stored fats), thereby enhancing metabolism. In the process, it helps one to lose weight.

3. Aids in Digestion: Those people, who suffer from indigestion, if they take a Cup of Assam tea after meals, then it will help in digesting the food quickly. If ginger, Ajwain, Saunf and Green Cardamom is added to this tea, it helps in relieving stomach cramps among women.

4. Improve mental alertness: Similar to other types of black teas, the Assam tea contains caffeine, which is known to stimulate neuronal activity and keep you focused. For example Bus drivers, they drink tea or coffee before the start their bus, because it makes them alert and the same thing truck drivers.

Side Effects of Assam Tea

The caffeine in Assam tea, however, can cause side effects if consumed in large quantities. Avoid adverse effects of caffeine, such as headaches, nervousness, irregular heart beat, heartburn and irritability, by drinking only one to two Cups a day.

Diarrhea and frequent urination also represent quite common side effects of caffeine-based beverages; such as Assam tea.

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