Drink tea to lower the level of cortisol, the primary stress hormone, in your blood.

Drink tea to lower the level of cortisol, the primary stress hormone, in your blood.

Elevated cortisol level weakens the immune system. Research shows that having a habit of drinking black tea is the quickest way to reduce cortisol production. This has important, because slow recovery following acute stress has been associated with a greater risk of chronic illnesses such as coronary heart disease.

References:
1.Black tea soothes away stress
2.The effects of tea on psychophysiological stress responsivity and post-stress recovery: a randomised double-blind trial
3.Antioxidant Activity of Black Tea vs. Green Tea
4.Black and Green Tea: How do they differ (a Word doc)
5.Health Benefit of Green Tea

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