Black tea is one of the drinks widely used all over the world. It is produced from the leaves, buds and soft branches of the Camellia sinensis species. Black tea has its own unique appearance, color and odor, and black tea should not contain any foreign smell and visible foreign substances.
It has many benefits for human health when it is drunk in the right proportion and way. Contains a variety of vitamins and minerals and there are also varieties such as green tea, oolong tea and white tea. These teas are all produced from the same plant, but because they go through different processes, their colors are different.
Benefits of Black Tea
- Drinking tea protects heart health.
- It is protective against diabetes and some types of cancer.
- It prevents hardening of the vessels, thereby reducing the risk of kidney stones.
- It contains vitamins A, D, B12 and minerals such as Sodium, Potassium.
- When consumed regularly, it supports strong bones and contributes to bone density.
- It reduces the fat around the abdomen, helps to burn fat and lose weight.
- Chilled tea bags are effective against many microbes and eye swelling in the eye.
- It strengthens the immune system.
- It reduces stress.
In addition, excessive consumption of tea can cause some problems, especially constipation and iron deficiency. For this reason, it is recommended to consume an average of 3-5 glasses of fresh tea a day.
How to Brew Black Tea Most Correctly?
- After adding water to the teapot, the teapot is placed in the stove and the water is waited to boil.
- Boil for a maximum of 10 seconds to reduce the oxygen loss of the water that starts to boil.
- Boiling water is removed from the fire and waited for 3-4 minutes.
- After waiting, the desired amount of water that reaches the ideal brewing temperature is poured into the infuser.
- Tea is added to the teapot.
- Pre-heated water is added to the teapot and the teapot is put into the stove.
- It is expected that the water in the teapot boils over low heat.