A quick rinse of the tea leaf once before making a cup can reduce the caffeine content of the tea. True or false?
If you are a caffeine-sensitive person who loves tea, you might often have been offered this work-around - rinse the leaves for a quick 30 seconds, and only then use the leaf to make your cup.
Darjeeling tea, like all other teas, possess beneficial catechins and flavonoids that make up the antioxidants in tea. Black, oolong, green and white teas all possess powerful antioxidants which offer protective and curative properties.
What is it in tea that wakes us up, yet calms us down at the same time? Have you considered how special is that effect of tea?