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Teas, as extracted from nature and plants, have been known to have a wide range of nutritional, and emotionally satisfying benefits. Many of them possess properties that are scientifically linked to reducing stress and inflammation in the body. Incorporating a warm or cold tea drink consumption routine into your diet, can control your urge to binge eat and can curb sugar cravings. In addition to hydrating your system which is highly needed for a healthy body to function, tea drinking can become your comfort activity and short mental bliss break from all the rush and distractions the world throws at you. Many cultures, especially Middle Eastern, cultures have adopted tea drinking routines as a time for love, gathering and hospitality. Its not just any tea for any time or any one person though. Test you knowledge on the different varieties out there and how they can be paired with your personality and/or mood. 

1. Which tea helps you out of a bad mood?

a) Cinnamon Tea 

b) Fennel Tea: 

c)) Green Tea 

d) Black Tea

2. What tea works best for people who worry and can't sleep easily? 

a) Lemon Ginger Tea 

b) Cinnamon Tea: 

c)) Anise Tea 

d) Chamomile Tea 

3. Which tea increases your ability to pay attention, and driven people tend to drink a lot of it? 

a) Black Tea with Cardamom 

b) Fennel Tea: 

c)) Anise Tea 

d) Cinnamon Tea 

4. Which tea reflects that you are warm and sensual and soothes and calms your stomach? 

a) Cinnamon Tea 

b) Mint & Lemon Ginger 

c) Hibiscus Tea 

d) Black Tea 

5. Which tea helps you overcome illnesses/weaknesses, and is loved by people who are calm and strong by nature? 

a) Cinnamon Tea 

b) Anise Tea: 

c)) Green Tea 

d) Black Tea 

6. Which tea keeps you feeling young and people who drink it have healthy and happy hearts? 

a) Cinnamon Tea 

b) Anise Tea: 

c) Black Tea 

d) Hibiscus Tea 

ANSWERS: 

1. Lipton Green tea: It has been touted to have many benefits, from assisting in weight loss to shrinking cancer tumors, but did you know that it is also a mood elevator? There is some science behind this. A study in Korea in 2018 showed that Frequent consumption of green tea, as well as a few other caffeinated drinks was associated with a reduced prevalence of lifetime depression in Korean adults. If you are not a morning person or if you tend to get sleepy in the evening and don't want to get too wired with a cup of coffee, a little cup of Lipton Green Tea, as your go do, will lift your spirits and deliver Polyphenols and anti-inflammatory nutrients into your blood stream. The green tea Polyphenol Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (EGCG), have been ascribed certain neuro-protective effects as well. 

2. Lipton Chamomile Tea: Made from the aromatic crushed, daisy like flowers of the chamomile plant, Chamomile tea is best suited for those who need to quell their worries. Naturally they are drawn to the smell and their bodies instinctively know that with this drink comes calm and a wonderful sleep shortly follows. The tea is rich with Flavanoids and sedative properties, and in ancient times was even used to treat anxiety and hysteria. It is also a digestive relaxant, and when the gut relaxes the rest of the body is calmed considerably. The git is often referred to as your "second brain". 

3. Lipton Black Tea with Cardamom: Many scientific studies confidently back black tea's ability to enhance the brain's cognitive ability and help it maintain focus and attention. A study by Hindmarch et al studied the different cognitive enhancing effects of different caffeinated beverages. The study found that the attention enhancing benefits of tea cannot be wholly attributed to caffeine, and that other tea components also contributed to the benefit. Cardamom is also a powerful antioxidant that helps protect brain cells from free radical damage and early aging. 

4. Lipton Mint and Lemon Ginger: The combination of lemon and ginger is incredibly soothing because of the intense anti- inflammatory properties of their core components. Furthermore, people who are sensual are generally attracted to smells and so they enjoy the rich aroma of this combo. Tying this perfect mix together, Mint has adaptogens that help the body reach an equilibrium state. The distinctive aroma of mint has been known to have mind calming qualities since it was utilized as a medicine in ancient civilizations. 

5. Lipton Anise Tea: There are many studies that have documented the immune boosting effect of Anise seed. Anise has an immunostimulant and antioxidant because of a serum that is present in the seed that contains immunoglobulins that help fight disease. Anise also contains Shikimic acid which is a powerful antiviral. Regular Anise tea drinkers have a strong immune system and can be calm and resilient. 

6. Lipton Hibiscus Tea: Hibiscus tea lowers blood pressure naturally and noticeably. The Journal of Nutrition, conducted a study examining adults with high blood pressure who consumed three servings of 8-ounce glasses of hibiscus tea daily for six weeks. The results measured a noted decrease in the group's systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Lower blood pressure keeps the heart young and healthy. Smaller studies showed that hibiscus tea increased ‘HDL’ (good) cholesterol, decreased ‘LDL’ (bad) cholesterol and triglycerides. Furthermore, people with lower blood pressure are often known to exhibit calmer and less stressful behavior.