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Darjeeling tea is relished across the globe and has now found its place as part of India’s finest cultural heritage. The exotic combination of flavors that work wonderfully well with Darjeeling tea are found in no other form of tea and the refreshing brew that results from steeping Darjeeling tea leaves is unique and the delicate flavoris fine and refreshing in its own character.

Many tea lovers crave for Darjeeling tea owing to the fact that the brew tastes more like Champagne and carries an appeal and charm along with it like no other tea flavor. From fruit to citrus and even vegetal flavors, Darjeeling tea can be brewed in many different ways.  As a matter of fact, Darjeeling tea comes in four different flavors, the Black tea, the Oolong tea, the Green tea and the White tea.

While Black Darjeeling tea is nutty and spicy after the tea preparation process changes leaf texture and appeal significantly, Oolong tea flavors occupy some place in between Black and Green Darjeeling tea. The Green Darjeeling tea is a universal favorite, most probably because of its many health benefits and the White tea is the delicate, subtle blend with the tea leaves retaining their natural sweet taste and freshness even after the processing.

Equipped with Flavonoids and antioxidants, the Green and the Black Darjeeling tea has immune boosters that strengthen the immune system enabling the body to fight against a number of ailments such as common cold, cough and flu or diarrhea. Further, the antioxidants also delay cell damage and help the body fight against cancer. Darjeeling tea also has anti-inflammatory properties, and helps relieve pain from common ailments related to inflammation such as arthritis. In general, it contains a large quantity of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants including Potassium, Manganese and Magnesium and also large quantities of Vitamin C, Vitamin K and Calcium, that have a lasting effect on overall health and promote well-being.

Among the chronic diseases that can be counteracted through Darjeeling tea include lowering levels of bad cholesterol and protecting the heart against stroke by keeping blood pressure under normal limits. In addition, it is known to have a positive impact on cancer prevention, restoring metabolic rate in order to reverse the damage caused by obesity and also restores stomach functions including recovery from ulcers in the gastro-intestinal tract.

The antioxidant properties in Darjeeling tea can be attributed to the presence of special antioxidant chemicals of the categories Thearubigins and Theaflavins. By neutralizing free radicals and enabling the cell DNA to acquire more stability, a number of chronic diseases can be prevented. Darjeeling tea has been proven to be extremely beneficial when consumed daily.

As a heart health booster, Darjeeling tea was successful in lowering cholesterol and hence lowering the risk of experiencing a stroke according to research studies. Bone density was another important benefit from drinking Darjeeling tea and research evidence stated that non-tea drinkers were found to have lower density than those who drank tea regularly.

Darjeeling tea, which contains large quantities of amino acid L-Theanine promotes mental alertness, while keeping stress levels lowered and the emotional being calm and relaxed. This also related to the ability of Darjeeling tea to be able to alleviate depression and anxiety and restrict the progression of major diseases related to the brain functioning including Alzheimer’s and Chron’s disease.

A number of cancer types can also be prevented and overcome through regular consumption of Darjeeling tea, the most notable being bladder cancer, cancer of the stomach and esophagus, prostate cancer, lung cancer and breast cancer.


The best way to consume Darjeeling tea is to brew the organic natural leaves in an open pot of hot water and keep it covered to be able to steep for three to five minutes until the flavor and aroma is released. When the fragrance starts to seep in, strain the tea and enjoy the Indian delicacy.

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