The Best Time for Tea

There are hundreds of different types of delicious teas that have endless health benefits. However, what are the best times to drink tea? And what is the best type to drink for sickness, weight loss, energy, skin improvements, etc. Here is your guide to figure out which type of tea can match your mood, meal, or time of the day. \r\n\r\nMorning\r\n\r\nWhite tea is a great tea to start of the day with. It is light and subtle, and will not upset your stomach. White tea is also a great source of caffeine if you’re one of those people who need it right when you wake up. Green tea is also a great choice to consider for a morning tea. The tea boosts your body’s metabolism, so drink this tea at this time to start off your day! Another perk is that it is delicious in flavor and preferred by many. \r\n\r\nAfternoon\r\n\r\nBlack tea is a good tea to pair with your meal because it is generally easy to find and can help offset the sweetness or grease in your meal. Another tea that is great to have after/with a meal is pu-erh tea. Pu-erh tea is great for digestion, and contains a moderate amount of caffeine to help keep you energized for the remainder of your day. \r\n\r\nEvening\r\n\r\nTo end your day and de-stress, try a calming tea with an herbal infusion. Herbs such as rooibos or holy basil and lemon help your mind and body recover from a long day.\r\n\r\nIf you are new to tea, experiment with different teas to see which tea you like best at which point of the day. Be careful to start out slow on tea consumption and ease into the number of times you drink it a day. Because green tea increases your metabolism, it is a great choice to aid in weight loss efforts. If you like to switch it up, another tea that boosts metabolism is Oolong Tea. Mint tea helps weight loss efforts because it curbs the cravings you may have while dieting, and it tastes great!Green tea is also a great tea to turn to when you are sick because of its infection-fighting antioxidant properties. Green tea is a great way to boost your immune system when you’re feeling down!\r\n\r\n