Perhaps, almost every people are not familiar with tea anymore. Tea had been a favorite beverage for a long time ago by our ancestors. Besides the taste of the tea is enjoyable by many people, drinking tea also contains a lot of benefits, especially for our health. Tea is believed can be served as the medical treatment, body treatment, skin treatment, and etc.
Talking about tea, tea consists of several types, they are green tea, black tea, Oolong tea, yellow tea, white tea, and red tea. Even those all types of tea bring the excellent benefits to our health, but this time we will focus on the benefits of red tea, specifically red zinger tea.
By the way, how many of you who already know about red zinger tea? Is it familiar to you or not? Well, red zinger tea actually is known since in 1972 which was manufactured by the Celestial Seasonings Corp,. based in Boulder, Colorado. As for the ingredients of the red zinger tea are consisted by hibiscus, rosehips, peppermint, lemongrass, orange peel, natural flavors, lemon verbena, licorice and wild cherry bark which create a distinctive taste.
Red Zinger tea is well-welcomed by the people. Besides the red zinger tea are free from calorie and fat, it also supplies several nutrients which bring the good potential for health. Here are the lists of nutrients value of the red zinger tea:
Serving Size: 1 tea bag (2g)
Makes: 8 fl. oz.
Servings Per Container: 20
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Total Carb. 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
- For the further and accurate information, you can see it on the label product.
As we can see in the table above, the red zinger tea is free from calories, fat, sodium, sugar and protein which is good to be consumed by people every day. Moreover, the red zinger tea also doesn’t contain any caffeine and preservative ingredients. Interesting, isn’t it?
Well, you already know about the nutritional facts of red zinger tea. Now, it is time to discuss what are the health benefits of red zinger tea that you should know. Here we go
1. Good for Diet
If you are in the weight loss program, then drinking red zinger tea is really recommended for you. Why? because red zinger tea will help you to control your appetite, so you can manage your weight as you can do.
In the same case if you love to drink tea but you are afraid of gaining weight. Then, you don’t need to be worried anymore because as what has been discussed before that red zinger tea contains no calorie and fat-free. So, it is safe for your dietary health.
2. Reduce Blood Pressure
According to an article which published in “Journal of Nutrition” 2010 ago. Hibiscus contained in the red zinger tea is able to reduce the blood pressure. So, if you are one of the people who suffer from high blood pressure, then drinking red zinger tea may be a solution for you.
Furthermore, a new study from the University of Boston shows that drinking at least three cups of herbal tea which contain hibiscus per day will help you to reduce the blood pressure.
3. Prevent the Risk of Heart Disease
Perhaps, you already notice that the high blood pressure is one of the biggest factors that may cause the symptoms of heart disease. In order to prevent the risk of heart disease, you have to keep your blood pressure to stay normal.
That’s why drinking the red zinger tea will also help you to lower the risk of heart disease and heart attack symptoms due to its benefit which is able to reduce the high blood pressure.
4. Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammation that occurs in the joint which creates the pain for its sufferer. If you are diagnosed having this disease then you should treat it by drinking red zinger tea. Another study shows that the rose hips in the red zinger tea have an advantage which may be effective in reducing the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.
5. Protect Body’s Health
According to the article published in ” Phytotherapy Research”, red zinger tea contains peppermint which acts as the source of antioxidant. As known that, the antioxidant is great to ward off the free radicals and help us to protect our body’s health. Moreover, the echinacea brought by the red zinger tea will help us to boost the immune system in our body.
6. Treat Digestion Problem
The peppermint contained in the red zinger tea is able to give the soothing effect for people who drink it. So, it is suitable to soothe irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, and other stomach-related ailments by calming the abdominal muscles and improving the flow of bile, which aids in digestion.
7. Improve Sleep quality
The soothing effects in the red zinger tea also able to relax our mind. It is because the red zinger tea has the aroma of chamomile and the other soothing herbs which are aimed to create the blends meant to lull you into relaxation.
The Recommendation Intake of Red Zinger Tea
Well, that’s the discussion of the health benefits of red zinger tea. It is important to be noted that certain people are not recommended to consume the extracts in Red Zinger tea, such as pregnant woman and the woman who is in breastfeeding. That’s why you should ask your doctor about the safety of herbal teas before you decide to consume it.
Brewing methods for drinking the red zinger tea will be explained as below:
- Prepare a fresh water to boil.
- Then pour 1 cup water over a tea bag in a cup.
- Sweeten if desired and enjoy.
The red zinger tea also can be enjoyed with tea. How to make it is simple, just follow the direction below:
- Pour 2 cups boiling water over 4 tea bags in a heat-resistant pitcher.
- Prepare as above, then add 2 cups cold water. Serve over ice. Makes one quart.
Well, that’s the end of our discussion about the health benefits of red zinger tea. I hope it will be an useful information to all of you. Thanks for reading guys!