Hot Tea is a form of hot beverage that enjoys the popularity and the rate of consumption at par with hot coffee. Using tea leaves or leaf buds hot tea is prepared in a variety of methods; the most often made variety of tea is an aromatic preparation, wherein tea leaves are blended in hot or boiling water with a pinch of sweetener, the preparation is often termed as black tea. Different parts of the world have their own way of preparing and serving hot tea, where some prefer it light, some strong and a few other love it flavored. A few other widely marketed and consumed types of hot tea include green tea, oolong tea, white tea, herbal tea, red tea etc. Hot tea, when served without milk, is a rich source of antioxidants.