Black tea is not only a delight to the taste buds but it’s full of health benefits. Not just health black tea has many beauty benefits too. Moreover, it’s also used in various household works. The low caffeine content makes it one of the best teas available. It’s good for weight loss and also for people suffering from diabetes. Let’s check out in details some useful and effective benefits of black tea.
Oral Health: Sipping black tea on a daily basis improves your oral health and prevents oral problems. It reduces plague formation and also restricts bacteria growth which causes oral problems like cavity or tooth decay. So, start having black tea on a daily basis for improved oral health.
Darken Hair Color and adds shine: Black tea has an amazing and unique property that it darkens light hair effectively. So now you don’t need to dye your hair using chemical products because you can do it simply using black tea. Take black tea and add it into boiling water. After 10-15 minutes when the water is cooled down rinse your hair using this mixture as a last rinse. Do it every time you wash your hair and it will cover your grey hair perfectly. It also adds shine to dull hair.
Puffy Eyes and dark circles: You can get rid of puffy eyes in less than 10 minutes. Steep 2 black tea bags in hot water for 3-4 minutes and keep the bag aside so that they can cool down. Lie down comfortably and place the tea bag on both eyes. Relax for 5 minutes and then remove the tea bags. Wash your eyes with lukewarm water and say bye to puffy eyes. You will notice positive improvements after doing this.
Anti-aging: Black tea can also help reverse the visible effects of aging. This antioxidant-packed beverage works to reverse the damage, making your skin look younger, firmer, and more radiant.
Glass Cleaner: Okay it may sound weird but Black tea can actually clean glasses, window and even wooden floor perfectly. Add 3-4 black tea bags in 4 cups of boiling water. Let the mixture steep for 10 minutes and then pour the water in a spray bottle. Spray this tea water on the glass and then wipe using clean cotton cloth. It will clean the glass window perfectly without any streaks or dirt left.
Sunburn Mist: To soothe skin from sunburn and to make your skin softer you can make your own DIY facial mist using black tea. Brew two tea bags in two cups of boiling water for 10 minutes. Then add lavender essential oil and some aloe Vera gel into the water. Mix it well and then put it in a spray bottle. Keep spraying it whenever you are out in sun to refresh your face.
Floor Cleaner: Black tea can be used as a cleaner for hardwood floors. Simply brew 3 tea bags with four cups or so of boiling water. Let it sit to cool a bit, then use a funnel to transfer it to a spray bottle. Spray it on your floor and wipe or mop to remove dirt. The tanning acids will get rid of any dust and dirt spots on the floor, and will give it a nice shine. Do a spot check to be sure that it doesn’t discolor the floor.
Ingrown Hair: Black tea can help you get rid of ingrown hair or also known as razor bumps. It’s a very common issue amongst girls who shave frequently. To treaty razor bumps, take a black tea bag and moisten it in warm water. Now rub it on the affected area gently for around 5 minutes. Repeat it many times a day and it will soothe the area.
Stress Relief: Black tea contains amino acid L-theanine which is known for its relaxing and calming benefits. Yes, a cup of black tea can relax you can give your relief from stress after a long tiring day. It’s also good when you are working on a lengthy presentation because it also increases concentration power.