Discover your right tea!
Green tea is not fermented, which means the leaves have undergone minimal oxidation during processing. The Green Tea Health benefits are known worldwide, specialy the potential to reduce the risk of cancer.
Let’s find out more about green tea and some of its varieties.
|Chinese Green Teas||Japanese Green Teas|
|Bi Luo Chun||Bancha (common tea)|
|Gunpowder Tea||Gyokuro (Jade Dew)|
|Hou Qing||Matcha (powder tea)|
|Hyson Tea||Sencha (infused tea)|
|Longjing tea (Dragon Well)|
|Other Green Teas|
|Ceylon Green Tea|
|Darjeeling Green Tea|
Unlike green tea, black tea is a fermented tea. It is harvested and dried, which gives black teas their characteristic flavour. Improving our cardio-vascular system is one of the many benefits of drinking black tea.
Here are some of the finest black teas.
|Chinese Black Teas||Indian and Sri Lankan Black Teas|
|Lapsang Souchong||Ceylon Black Tea|
|Tibeti (Tibetan Tea)||Darjeeling Black Tea|
|Other Black Teas|
White tea suffers very little processing and no fermentation.
It has a silky, sweet and light flavour and like the previous types of tea, it contains infinite health benefits such as its cancer fighting antioxidants.
|Chinese White Teas||Other White Teas|
|Bai Hao Yinzhen (Silver Needle)||Ceylon White Tea|
|Bai Mu Dan (White Peony)||Darjeeling White Tea|
|Gong Mei (Tribute Eyebrow)|
|Shou Mei (Noble, Long Life Eyebrow)|
Oolong tea is the most difficult one to process. It is partially oxidized during the processing, so it stands somewhere between green and black tea. This subtle beverage is prized for reducing cholesterol and for its weight loss function.
|Chinese Oolong Teas||Taiwanese Oolong Teas|
|Da Hong Pao Tea (Big Red Robe)||High Mountain Tea|
|Tieluohan (Iron Arhat)||Dong Ding (Frozen Peak)|
|Bai Ji Guan (White Cockscomb)||Oriental Beauty (Dong Fang Mei Ren)|
|Róu Gui (Cinnamon)||Ali Shan Tea|
|Shui Xian (Water Sprite)||Pouchong (Bao Zhong)|
|Tie Guan Yin (Iron Guanyin)|
|Other Oolong Teas|
|Darjeeling Oolong Tea|
As a post-fermented tea, Pu Erh stands out in such a way that it would not be not right to include it in any of the above types of tea.
Find out what is Pu Erh Tea and what makes it so special that it deserves a whole category just for it.
Like all other teas, there many benefits of Pu Erh Tea that should be aware of. Take some time to learn them and understand how your health can improve with each cup of this tea.
Infusions or tisanes are often referred to as tea; however they do not contain any actual tea leaves, just herbs, such as nettle or rosemary; or flowers like chamomile or dandelion; or even berries like acai or elderberry.
Many times you will find that your basic types of tea listed above come mixed with special herbs. Through out time, some of these blends have become so famous that they are recognized around the world by their name.
|Origin of Chai Tea and a closer look at the benefits of Chai Tea|
|Earl Grey Tea|
|Lady Grey Tea|
|Prince of Wales Tea|
|East Frisian Tea|
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”In the Taste of a single cup of tea you will eventually discover the truth of all the ten thousand forms in the universe.”
- Attributed to Kyongbong Sunim, Ch'an (Zen) Master
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