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Healthbuddy Organic Green Tea

Healthbuddy is proud to feature the very best of our organic green tea. This organic tea represents the highest quality of green tea procured from the slanting hills of the famed region of Darjeeling. Green tea is made with the leaves of Camellia sinensis which is not oxidized during processing. For ages, this smooth brew has been used for various medical purposes. Eco-friendly methods have been used for growing and cultivating this tea without the use of chemical pesticides, fertilizers or growth promoters. The green processing method restores it richness in EGCG and other antioxidants, making it a healthier and better option. Healthbuddy is certified organic by the National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) which is recognised around the world for its standard and is a member of the Organic Union. Be the first to review this product.

For Ages, People Have Been Drinking Tea. But it isn’t recently that green tea is also given more preference. For almost hundreds of years many societies have been drinking green tea. Needless to say, over the time, green tea has been proved to be a natural healthy drink. In this section, we break down the important benefits of organic green tea even though the list goes on. First and foremost, green tea is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients known to have extensive effects on the body. Antioxidants can be termed as the “true elixir of life”. It is more than just green liquid.

    • Antioxidant Booster : Green Tea is all laden with bioactive compounds that have significant beneficial effects on health…. Read More
Green tea contains polyphenols like flavonoids and catechins which are powerful antioxidants. These free radical fighting substances accelerate the body’s capacity to keep at bay various diseases and slow down the deteriorate process of ageing. Since green tea goes through meagre processing, the natural antioxidants are retained to be intact and concentrated.
    • Less caffeine : There is less caffeine in green tea compared to coffee, but enough to produce a “buzz”. Alongside the amino acid L-theanine working synergistically with caffeine improves the functioning of brain…. Read More
Green tea contains lesser caffeine as compared to coffee. By saying so, we mean to say that it is healthier for the system. Caffeine’s role is to block the inhibitory neurotransmitter known as Adenosine. Doing so, it enhances the firing of neurons and the concentration of neurotransmitters like dopamine and nor-epinephrine. An intensive study on caffeine reveals that the intake of caffeine consistently improves different aspects of the functioning of the brain, including enhanced mood, alertness, memory and reaction time. However green tea has more to it than just caffeine. It has the amino acid L-theanine which in combination with caffeine can have synergistic effects. The combination is extremely potent at improving brain function.
    • Weight Loss : Green Tea has been proved to boost the metabolic rate and increase fat burning, thereby improving physical performance…. Read More
Green Tea helps in weight reduction through fat burning by boosting the metabolic rate. A Japanese study discovered that individuals consuming green tea extracts were most easily able to lose weight, lower the levels of blood pressure and get rid of harmful LDL cholesterol.
    • Cancer prevention : Catechins in green tea can neutralise cancer-causing free radicals in our system…. Read More
Globally known, Cancer is one of the world’s leading causes of death. It is mainly caused by uncontrolled growth of cells. Oxidative damage contributes to the development of cancer. While not a stand-alone cure by any means, Green tea which is loaded with anti-oxidants has shown in various studies that it reduces the risk of different types of Cancer like breast cancer, prostate cancer, and colorectal cancer.
    • It lowers the risk of several old age ailments : The efficacy of the bioactive compounds present in green tea take a positive toll and reduce the risk of both Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, thereby keeping dementia at bay…. Read More
As mentioned earlier, green tea improves brain functions but it is not fleeting. The daily intake of green tea may also protect brain in old age. There are few diseases which are common among old ones. Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are two such mention-worthy diseases. Alzheimer’s is a common neurodegenerative disease which often leads to dementia. To put in simpler words, neurodegenerative is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons including death of neurons. Second to it is the Parkinson’s disease which brings about the death of dopamine producing neurons in the brain. Catechin (Catechu), which is a type of natural phenol and anti-oxidant present in green tea, has various protective effects on the neurons thereby reducing the risk of these diseases.
    • Dental Health Improvement : Reduced infections, bad breath and enhanced dental conditions – all controlled by the catechins in green tea! Expecting more?…. Read More
Streptococcus mutans is the primary harmful bacteria in the mouth. This bacterium is the reason behind the formation of plaque and is the leading patron to cavities and tooth decay. The catechins present in green tea inhibit the growth of these bacteria hence controlling infections and improving dental health. Awesomely it even reduces bad breath.
    • Diabetes risk abbreviated : Consumption of green tea causes mild reductions in the blood sugar levels –studies say therefore putting forward that it is effective on controlling diabetes as well…. Read More
Diabetes is a disease spread in epidemic proportions throughout the globe afflicting millions of people. It is a disease where the blood sugar increases on account of either insulin resistance or inability to produce the same. Green tea effectively increases insulin sensitivity and decreases the blood sugar level.
    • Maintains Heart Health : Green tea extensively increases the antioxidant capability of the blood, which protects the LDL cholesterol particles from oxidation- a part of the pathway leading to heart diseases. Given the beneficial effects of green tea on risk factors, it is not surprising for more number of people switching to green tea…. Read More
Who doesn’t fear heart diseases and stroke? The two ultimate death causing factors! Green tea improves the risk factors of the aforesaid diseases which include cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides.
    • It lets you live longer : Studies show that the antioxidants help the body in getting rid of the damaging free radicals responsible for ageing…. Read More
Death is inevitable. But green tea boosts vitality and enhances your overall health in the preceding ways apart from which it maintains the liver health, improves digestive system, supports arthritis, and even boosts the immunity system.

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1) What is Green Tea?
Green tea is made from the unfermented leaves of Camellia sinensis which go through minimal oxidation during processing, retaining most of the beneficial elements. Needless to mention, it has many health benefits and has been extensively used and associated to cultures and usage throughout Asia.
2) How do you prepare Organic Green Tea?

The standard method to prepare green tea would somewhat be as follows

  • Bring fresh water to boil. Green tea is best made with water at 85°C.
  • Pour the boiled water into a cup.
  • Steep one Healthbuddy Organic Premium Darjeeling Green tea bag. Allow to brew for 2-3minutes or more to suit your taste.
  • Best enjoyed without milk or sugar. If desired, add sugar or honey according to taste. Dosage: a) For better results take 2-3 cups daily b) We suggest drinking without milk and sugar
3) What does Organic mean?
The word organic means a condition or farming method where food or crops are produced without chemical fertilizers, pesticides and artificial chemicals, which means they are beneficial to the body. It is a labelling term used to indicate that the respective product has been produced through accepted methods that bring together cultural, biological and mechanical practices encouraging cycling of resources, promoting ecological balance and conservation of biodiversity.
4) What are the certifications we have?
Healthbuddy Organic Premium Darjeeling Green tea has the following certifications- NPOP (India Organic Logo), NOP (USDA Organic Logo), Control Union and Darjeeling Tea (Tea Board).

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5) What does organic certification process entail?
The producer must be certified as an organic handler to use the NPOP seal on his products to claim them to be legally organic. All practices pertaining to their organic products must be thoroughly documented and transparent.
6) Where (country & region) is it grown?
Healthbuddy Organic Premium Darjeeling Green Tea leaves are handpicked from the moist and rich green slopes of Darjeeling’s Arya Tea Estate. Darjeeling Green Teas are considered one of the best green tea resources because of their high altitude plantations, freshness and organic growth that they have, all of it when added together sums up to a total package with all the health benefits in it.
7) What is the size of the pack?
The box pack contains 25 tea bags.
8) What is the nutritional value?
The nutritional value per 100gm of the tea goes as follows-

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

(Typical values per 100gm of product)
Energy (kcal) 112
Protein (g) 24
Carbohydrates (g) 6
Sugar (g) Traces
Total Fat (g) Traces
9) Where should the tea be stored?
The product should be stored in cool, dry and odour free conditions and away from direct sunlight.
10) When is the best time for the tea to be consumed?
Best time to be consumed is before 24months from packaging.
11) How is green tea different from others?
All tea comes from the plant known as Camellia sinensis. What makes each tea different is the way it has been processed. Tea can be placed into 6 groups based on the amount of processing that goes into the final product. Green tea is processed differently and not fermented like black tea. Green tea leaves are steamed or pan fried to avoid oxidation (fermentation) process. Then the leaves are rolled and dried again whereas black tea leaves are cut. Green tea tastes more plant like as it retains its natural state to quite an extent. It is somewhat pale in colour. Those who cannot consume plain green tea, prefer the flavoured ones which come in a variety of flavours, mixed with herbs, fruits etc.
12) Why is some green tea not green?
This depends on the production process for the tea. Steamed teas tend to be greener in colour than pan-fried teas.
13) Is there a difference in green tea caffeine and coffee caffeine?
While green tea and coffee both contain caffeine, coffee has a significantly greater amount of caffeine per cup if compared to green tea. . It is difficult to state the exact amount of caffeine in each tea and coffee as they need to be tested which can change with time but an average serving of tea has about a third of the caffeine as compared to a serving of coffee.
14) Are all organic products the same?
All organic products are not the same. There are different categories of organic. In order to display the USDA Organic seal, a product must be at least 95% organic; that is, at least 95 percent of the ingredients used must be organic. The remaining 5% cannot include ingredients that are artificial, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), irradiated or grown in fields where sewage sludge is used as fertilizer. But they can include conventional (non-organic) items, only if an organic option for that product is not commercially available. Microsec Healthbuddy takes pride in offering 100% organic tea. Products that contain at least 70% certified organic ingredients may use the phrase “Made with organic ingredients,” but may not display the USDA Organic seal on their package.
15) What are all the flavours available?
Currently only natural green tea flavour is available. However, we are in process to launch other options.
16) What is the price of the tea?
A box of Healthbuddy Organic Premium Darjeeling Green tea containing 25 tea bags costs Rs155/-
17) What is the contact detail of the company?

Produced By:

THE ARYA TEA CO. LTD. ARYA TEA ESTATE,
PO: Darjeeling, West Bengal – 734 101, India

Marketed By:

MICROSEC HEALTH BUDDY LIMITED,
Purba Salepur, Dr. Narman Bethun Sarani,
P.O. – Baruipur, South 24 Parganas,
Kolkata : 700144, West Bengal

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