Green tea has my heart ! If your are not already drinking green tea , I highly suggest incorporating it into your diet . It’s loaded with antioxidants and many other constituents (about which I will be telling below) which makes it the healthiest beverage in the entire world .
Do you know ?
Green tea and Black tea originate from the same plant species – Camellia sinensis.
Its the variety and the processing of the leaves which defines how green tea becomes ‘green‘ and black tea becomes ‘black‘.
- Camellia sinensis sinensis –
- small leafed variety
- native to china
- used to make green tea and white tea.
2. Camellia sinensis assamica –
- large leafed variety
- first discovered in Assam district
- used to make black teas.
Green tea processing –
Green teas are often referred to as non-fermented or unfermented teas. The intent is to…
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