Archive for March, 2012

Why Green Tea is good for you

Why Green Tea is good for you

Green tea has its roots dug deep into the history of China, it is made from the leaves and buds of the camellia sinensis plant. While this was the birthplace of the plant, many other countries are now growing their own variant of the leaf. Not much has changed since the tea’s discovery over 4000 [...]

The History and Health Benefits of White Tea

The History and Health Benefits of White Tea

White tea is made from the leaves and buds of the camellia sinensis plant. White tea got its name from the white hairs that are seen on the buds of the camellia sinensis plant, which makes the plant look white. It is primarily grown in China, and dates back many hundreds of years, but has [...]

The history and main types of Black Tea

The history and main types of Black Tea

Black tea is made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. Its flavor is stronger because it’s more oxidized than other teas. Black tea maintains its flavor much longer than other teas, possibly because the oxidation and fermentation process is longer which turns the leaves black. Green and white teas preserve their flavors for [...]

Oolong Tea – Its history and superior health benefits

Oolong Wulong tea

Oolong tea, also known as ‘Wulong’, is a traditional Chinese beverage made with tea leaves and a tea plant cultivar particular to the variety of tea being produced. The word oolong means “black dragon tea” although the reason for this name is disputed; the brewed tea is in fact dark brown in color rather than [...]

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