All tea excluding herbals and rooibos comes from the same plant called Camellia sinensis, however, what makes it a white, green, or black tea is the way it is processed; the oxidation time of the leaves, forming of the tea, and drying.
Like a fine wine the region and weather help to give tea, its flavor and potential health benefits. To learn more consider taking one of our virtual tea classes!
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Herbal teas have no caffeine and are made from dried fruits, flowers, spices, or herbs. Tea and Herbs have many benefits for our well-being.
There are six main varieties of tea; white, yellow, green, oolong, black and pu erh and they all come from the Camellia sinensis tea plant. The color and taste of the leaves are due to the way they are dried and processed.
Each of these teas naturally contain caffeine.
A native South African plant; Aspalathus linearis, is an herbal plant that contains no caffeine and produces a red tea called Rooibos