Assam is always blue hills, green valley and red tea.
You have always drunk milk tea, black tea and now even green tea is also common.
But how about trying the blue tea?
The prized blue tea is also now produced in Assam by veteran tea Connoisseur Ranjit Barua under his brand name Aromica Tea.
Aromica tea inherits 20 years of experience in tea plantation and manufacture accumulated by founder Mr. Ranjit Baruah, a tea planter by profession. “We source our green teas from different Organic tea gardens in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh supporting the local producers to get a good value and a steady market for their produce. Infusing our long experience in tea and blended under expert eyes,our teas are handcrafted with passion and love to provide you the perfect blend of Blue Tea rich in aroma, flavour and taste” said Mr Barua
“We have also introduced Blooming Green tea for the first time in the region. Experience the exotic floral display and enjoy the aroma and fragrance of the Blooming green tea.” he said.
The blue tea is basically a perfect blending of ‘Oprajita Flower’ and finest quality of Assam tea blended with hand with years of experience. The flowers are sources from Hajo near Guwahati. This variant not only gives you a good taste but provides plenty of health benefits too.
The price of a 50 gm packet is Rs 500, which means per kg it will be Rs 10,000. The Aromica tea has a host of super speciality teas like Wellness tea or Saffron tea, as Mr Baruwa firmly believe that future of Assam tea is in speciality tea.
One of the most prominent benefits of drinking blue tea is that it has a lot of antioxidants. These powerful bio-compounds help the body fight free radicals which are toxic and cause premature ageing. It is a good idea to detox the body once in a while with an antioxidant rich drink like blue pea tea.
A cup of blue butterfly tea taken in between meals will inhibit the intake of glucose from the diet and lower blood sugar. Antioxidants in the tea also help the body lower risk of infections, which diabetics are prone to, and it is also great for your heart health.
Good for hair and skin
The antioxidants in a cup of blue tea are great for hair and skin. This tea also has many vitamins and minerals which keeps your skin and hair looking great as it keeps them from ageing prematurely.
Energizes and boosts brain activity
Blue pea is proven to be nootropic. That means it refreshes the brain and boosts it activity and function. This will keep you energised and feeling great.
Treats anxiety and depression
Anxiety and depression have become a prevailing fact these days. Stress levels have increased among young population which is causing depression to a many. According to studies, blue tea can relieve stress and lower down the symptoms of anxiety disorder.
Blue pea flower has anti-glycation properties which is excellent for skin preventing skin aging. Furthermore, blue tea has some flavonoids which increases collagen origination, accelerating skin elasticity. It is also good for you hair as it holds anthocyanin, which increases blood flow in a scalp, favoring and strengthening hair follicles.
Lowers the risk of cancer
Blue pea flowers are a rich source of antioxidants. Antioxidants are known to minimize the profound damage to cells of the body. The lesser the damage to cells, the lesser the risk of all types of cancer.
According to a study, clitoria ternatea leaf is found to lower down diabetes in rats. It basically obstructs glucose intake from food. It is very beneficial for curing type II diabetes.