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Ceylon Tea & History

Ceylon Tea

Ceylon Tea & History

Sri Lanka produces volumes of Tea annually after India and China. However, better known as Ceylon Tea, after the earlier name, wears the crown as the best in the world and holds the sway over others. It’s the quality, flavour and the blend thereof that give this recognition globally. Pioneered by the Scotsman James Taylor (1872- 92) whose name is indelibly etched in the plantation terrain in Sri Lanka, who initially brought in for the botanical garden it bludgeoned thereafter to a mammoth commercial proportion due to the efforts of Taylor. The crop was meant to replace coffee as the latter was in danger of losing its market sustainability. Tea has ever since been the dominant source of revenue for Sri Lanka. These lush green plants scientifically know as Camellia Sinensis can be seen on the slopes of most of the central mountain areas of the tropical island, carpeting such landscapes bewitching the eyes, spelling out the fragrance of the essence suggesting what a tonic to consume.

The demand for Ceylon Tea

The brewed beverage is factory produced hygienically in varied blends or strengths as per the consumers’ tastes. Hence, the export variety is graded and specified in the packages. Most Europeans and of the Middle East make Tea a regular drink along with wine and water recognising its rejuvenating character and also the medicinal importance. The strength of export variety will be less compared to the ones in the local market as Sri Lankans savour such a brew, more to do with the mixture or decoction of milk and sugar plus Tea. Ceylon Tea has an inextricable line of production process of very high quality and thus a wide demand all over the world via innumerable brokering firms and agents across the world. From its raw, tender twigs that are hand-picked by the tea-pluckers in the wee hours of the dawn, an art that’s not possible by any and every, to the end product that’s packed into beautifully designed packages, Ceylon Tea reaches your cup fresh and unblemished!

Benefits of Black Ceylon Tea

It is a proven fact that basically tea has tremendous health benefits. Black Tea in that is exceptional the experts say and possesses similar plus factors as that of the Green Tea. It is recommended to drink at least 3 cups daily for effective results. Sri Lanka majors on Black Tea like most other Tea producing nations and that of a better quality.

Containing only about 50% of caffeine than coffee, it functions well to build a strong immune system due to the inherent antioxidants that stop damages resulting from numerous disease causing free radicals. So, Black Ceylon helps he clot free function of the arteries reducing heart attacks and strokes as blood flows to the heart with ease. On fact Black and Green Teas have fat reducing elements that as assure longevity delaying aging process whilst reduce the bad cholesterol and increase the good cholesterol. It is further proved that Black Tea fights against cancer formations as well slowing down the process of the carcinogen cells. Teeth decay too is prevented as these Tea kinds strengthen the enamel by the presence of Fluoride within. Diabetics have a bargain in consuming Black Tea for it reduces the glucose level and thereby prevent other effect of diabetes such as the cataract.