Assam tea is rich with antioxidant flavonoid and polyphenol. The extensive oxidation process it undergoes, assam tea has a lower antioxidant content than green or white tea. Those who add milk to the tea further erode the health benefits as milk is said to diminish the potency of the antioxidants.
The following are the health benefits of assam tea:
Assam tea may help decrease the risk for heart attacks.
Assam tea may help decrease the risk for strokes.
Assam tea may help enhance the immune system and lessen the risk for cell damage which in turn may lead to cancer.
Assam tea may help relieve tension and soothe the nerves. It may also help decrease the risk of brain function disorders like Alzheimer's disease.
Assam tea may help strengthen teeth and fight cavities.