Grinding after a hard day’s work can get a little exhausting and as poker players being focused while playing is very important. But once the grind is on, it can be tough to break away from it. But having a refreshing beverage like tea while you have got your game face on can do wonders. Even if you are not a huge tea drinker, you will be surprise at some of their invigorating properties.
This spicy and flavourful tea is a delicious beverage with plenty of health benefits. Packed with antioxidants, this tea can help relieve nausea and reduce inflammation. Ginger is also reported to have many benefits for people with diabetes, while there is also evidence that it helps prevent ulcers in the stomach and indigestion.
Green tea is prepared by boiling the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. The flavour of the tea is mainly described as fresh and light. It is a perfect tea for those who want to lose weight. Green tea is also available in different varieties like the Chinese Biluochun tea and the Japanese matcha tea. The antioxidants in the tea can also prevent brain damage due to oxidative stress.
Chamomile is a daisy-like flower and its tea is known for the relaxing and stress relieving properties. This tea is also often used as a cold remedy and is a favourite among many tea enthusiasts. Drinking a cup of this soothing beverage will help you sleep better after long sessions of late-night poker.
The delicate purple flower when made into a tea, will calm the nerves leading to better sleep while also improving your skin. Besides these properties, it also helps in indigestion, soothe headaches and can even elevate one’s mood.
More on the slightly exotic side, Rooibus tea is made from the fermented leaves of the Aspalathus linearis shrub. The tea is known for its mild sweet floral flavour and red hue. The caffeine-free tea is an excellent choice for those who want to cut down on their caffeine intake. It is know for its bone and teeth strengthening properties as it contains calcium and other minerals.
So, next time you sit down for an intense game of poker make sure you have a cup of tea from one of these refreshing beverages to help you relax and perform better. For more interesting content, keep reading GutshotMagazine.com.
Donna Amo was a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She is a graduate from Sophia College of Women, Mumbai with a degree in English Literature. When this October born foodie is not writing content or poetry, she spends her time laughing at memes or watching series. Based out of Mizoram, she is drawn to all things nature and has a soft spot for puppies.
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