Tea blends are created by mixing several types of tea in order to obtain a unique taste or aroma or to ensure enhanced health benefits. Herbal tea blends are usually packed with taste of fruits and herbs and mixed with flavoured loose teas.[Continue reading: Tea Blends And Their Health Benefits]
Lapsang Souchong is the one of the most famous types of black tea from the Fujian province in China. It is also called Russian Caravan tea and has a unique smoky aroma and flavour.[Continue reading: Lapsang Souchong – Smoky Black Tea]
Some teas are flavoured while others are considered scented. Scented teas have just absorbed the fragrance of the addition, while flavoured teas actually taste of the addition. Any tea can be flavoured but the most popular candidates are black and green teas.[Continue reading: Flavoured Teas]
Yellow Tea is a rare variety, produced only in China. It has the same antioxidant content as green tea so its health benefits are impressive. There are two types of yellow tea, one is the so-called Tribute Tea paid to the Chinese Emperor every year by peasants. Yellow was considered a royal colour, so all types of tea paid as tribute were called yellow.[Continue reading: Silver Needle Tea]
Wu Long or Oolong tea is a semi-oxidized tea that combines the best qualities of green tea and black tea. Wu Long Tea is famous for its antiaging benefits, being able to improve immunocompetence and lowering the risk of heart disease.[Continue reading: Wu Long or Oolong Tea – The Amazing Fat Burner]
The most expensive tea comes from China, India, Japan and Nepal. Darjeeling teas or Da Hong Pao can cost thousands of pounds per kilo.[Continue reading: The Most Expensive Tea Blends In The World]
What is Green Tea?
Green tea is obtained from leaves of Camellia sinensis by a different method than those for oolong, black or pu-erh teas. Green tea leaves are steamed, and thus the EGCG compound is not oxidized.
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What is Pu-erh Tea?
Pu-erh tea is made from a large leaf variety of Camellia sinensis, and its name comes from the Pu’er county in China. It can be either raw or ripe, depending on the processing method. Pu-erh tea cannot be easily be classified because of this. Pu-erh teas …[Continue reading: Pu-erh Tea]
What is Black Tea?
Black tea is a more oxidized type of tea if compared to oolong, green or white tea varieties. Although all these types of tea are made from leaves of Camellia sinensis, the different processing methods and varieties of species of the plant account for the variations …[Continue reading: Black Tea]
What is Oolong Tea?
Oolong tea has a unique processing technique, combining the finishing techniques for green tea with fermentation typical of dark tea. The tea leaves are green in the middle and red near the edges. Redness is due to the fermentation process.
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