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Tea Leaves

Also Known As : Chai patti
Technical Name : Camellia sinensis

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

Tea leaves have bitter taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Tea leaves are used to prepare hot tea, ice tea and smoothie.
  2. Tea leaves are used for making tea cookies, ice cream and custard as well.
  3. They are also used as a spice rub for meats and vegetables.

Common names and forms

  1. Organic Tea Leaves

Description

Tea leaves are aromatic oval and elliptical leaves of the evergreen shrub Camellia sinensis. They are 5-10 cm in length, dark green in color with leathery texture.

Health benefits

  • It is a good source of antioxidants that protects the body from diseases.(1)
  • It promotes heart health and prevents heart disease.(1)
  • It boosts energy.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose aromatic dark green leaves of same size and shape.

Note

Pregnant and breastfeeding women must avoid tea leaves. Those having high blood pressure, kidney or liver issues or anxiety must also not consume it.(2)

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