Green tea has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries to treat a range of issues from headaches to digestive problems.
It has been claimed that it can even lower cholesterol and blood pressure. These health benefits are due to the fact it's less processed than most teas.
The leaves, which come from the Camellia sinensis plant, have not been fermented so they contain high level of antioxidants.
Chamomile tea is one of the most popular varieties of tea in the market. It's renowned for it's ability to relax the body and mind.
The oil found in chamomile is effective at treating stomach cramps so many people who suffer with irritable bowel syndrome find it helpful as it's an antispasmodic.
The tea is also known for its mild sedative effects. For those with problems sleeping drinking chamomile tea can soothe the nervous system to help you sleep better. It has been used to treat insomnia for centuries.
Earl Grey Tea
Black tea is full of polyphenols which are antioxidants that help protect your cells from DNA damage.
A study found found drinking three cups of black tea a day lowered blood pressure but UK experts said more research is needed to confirm the benefits.
Earl Grey tea contains an antioxidant called catechin along with fluoride which has proven effective in fighting oral infections.
What's more, the bergamot oil found in the tea is an effective tool in improving the immune system whilst reducing anxiety, stress and depression.
Peppermint has been used as a dietary supplement as far back as 10,000 years ago. The tea is excellent for relieving bloating and stomach discomfort due to its calming effects on the intestines and ability to relax the muscles of the digestive tract.
Thanks to the methanol flavour and antibacterial quality of the tea it works well at improving your breath. The antibacterial qualities of peppermint kills germs that lead to bad breath, while the menthol flavour overwhelms any mouth odour- keeping breath fresh!
Now you know the health benefits found in your everyday cup of tea why not come down and enjoy a cuppa alongside our afternoon tea? Or perhaps after an indulgent dinner at Crown Lodge Hotel. Call to book your table today.