Tea Of The Month
Ceylon was the former name of Sri Lanka until 1972. Sri Lanka’s tea industry stands at about 1.5 billion globally.
Ceylon tea comes in three varieties: Black, Green and White and grows well in that climate and terrain. Ceylon tea is high in polyphenolic.
Any tea that comes from Sri Lanka is called Ceylon and it is found all throughout the world and most prominent as a black tea.
Aids in weight loss (still not a miracle thou), protect against chronic illness, boost heart health, increase energy levels, improve skin, strengthen the immune system, level out diabetic symptoms and prevent kidney stones
Ceylon tea is said to:
Warm the body
Promote a healthy body
Reduce Oxidative stress
Help Immune system
Protect from infections
Contain Potassium – heart health
Relaxes tension in blood vessels/arteries
Reduce Collagen loss
Reduce Blood Glucose
Contain Impressive antioxidants
Black Tea is More oxidized, mild and with a citrus flavor
Green Tea is unfermented leaves, high level of antioxidants with a medium nutty flavor
White Tea is the most expensive and is hand picked and processed, dried by the sun also known as silver tip, considered rare with a sweet flavor.
One last thing about the Ceylon tea is the Lion Logo (Lion of Ceylon). This logo is well known as Sri Lanka Ceylon Logo that claims that the tea you are drinking has passed a strict standard. Only tea from Sri Lanka can use this logo and only tea produced and packaged legally in Sri Lanka can bear the Lion Logo.