Not only in coffee, you can also find caffeine in tea, especially black tea. Tea made from the plant called Camellia Sinensis contain caffeine which is indeed quite high. This type of tea can be used as an alternative when you need caffeine to not sleepy or awake. However, consumption in large quantities can damage the health.

In the right amount, consuming black tea can actually provide benefits that diverse. Antioxidants may protect cells from DNA damage. Consumption of black tea may also reduce the risk of heart attack, kidney stones or atherosclerosis (narrowing and hardening of the arteries). Even in a different way, you can still get the benefits of black tea, such as:

Heal wounds
Black tea contains tannic acid which can stop bleeding wounds or scratches on the skin. Want to heal the wound? Prepare black tea brewed with fresh water and let cool. Put the cold black tea over the wound and press gently. This can help reduce the pain at the wound or scratches.

Killing smelly feet
Not only draining wounds tannic acid in strong black tea that kill bacteria and closes the pores and restrain the sweat that comes out of the leg. The trick is simple, soak your feet in a basin that has been mixed with black tea for 15 to 30 minutes. Do it regularly.

Treating diarrhea
Tannins in black tea helps the body absorb fluids and soothe inflammation of the intestines. Choose black tea and replace sugar with one tablespoon of honey or cinnamon to taste healthy benefits.

Fight allergies
Black tea contains flavonoids that are good for the body. Two cups of black tea a day will help reduce allergy symptoms in the body.

Improve oral health
Polyphenols in black tea serves as an antibiotic to prevent bacterial growth that can cause tooth decay and bad breath. Drinking two to three cups of black tea a day to get the benefits.

The precise amount of black tea consumption is not more than five cups per day. When more than that, the content of caffeine in tea can cause health problems, such as headaches, nervousness, trouble sleeping, vomiting, diarrhea, irritability, irregular heartbeat, heartburn and dizziness.

Published by Mahmur Marganti