Tea and honey are a common household name, but many of us are still not aware of all the benefits they provide. Honey is a natural sweetener created by bees in their comb. In India, it is a compulsory component to be kept in the kitchen. It even has a special mention in Ayurveda in the list of magic potions with healing properties. This is due to the fact that there are many probiotics in honey, which supports healing of the body. Tea, on the other hand, is an addiction for many people, especially in India. Tea is no less than magic potion for many, it too has a long list of positive effects on the body when consumed.
Honey is composed of water, sugars (carbohydrates), minerals, little amount of proteins, vitamins, and essential acids and oils. It is sweet in taste, that is because of a large amount of sugar in it. Four types of sugar are found in honey; fructose, glucose, sucrose, and maltose. Antioxidants in honey help reduce a risk of heart attacks and growth of cancer cells. It also lowers the level of bad cholesterol in the body. It is used as a home remedy for coughs and colds, as it has a healing effect on the respiratory system.
Tea same as honey is packed with good antioxidants. Tea is a rich source of vitamin C. Vitamin C in it helps keep the bones and teeth strong. Even the immune system is given a huge boost by daily consumption of this beverage. It also helps in weight loss and maintaining weight. It works as a stimulant and at the same time it is not that harmful as it contains less caffeine content compare to coffee. It helps lower LDL cholesterol level, this quality of tea is good for the heart.
There are different types of tea and honey available nowadays; True Elements offer different types of healthy tea along with organic raw honey and honey shots.