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All About Green Tea

About your Tea

The Camellia sinensis plant yields green tea. A variety of teas, including black and oolong teas, are made from its dried leaves and leaf buds. The Camellia sinensis leaves are steamed, pan-fried, and then dried to make green tea...

The leaves and buds of the Camellia sinensis plant are used to manufacture green tea, which has not gone through the same withering and oxidation processes as oolong and black teas. Since its invention in China, the manufacturing and processing of green tea has spread to various East Asian nations.


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Processing Green Tea

  • The least processed of the six varieties of Chinese tea is green tea. It experiences the least oxidation. Compared to black tea, green tea has a lighter flavour due to its quicker processing. Due to its high catechin concentration, it is also very healthy for you
  • To lower the water content of the tea leaves, they should be thinly distributed for 2-3 hours (depending on the type of tea).

  • Steaming
  • To totally inhibit the action of enzymes in fresh leaves and halt the enzymatic oxidation of polyphenols in order to get the right color, aroma, and flavour of green tea.
  • To emit a grassy odour in order to let the aroma out.
  • To roll the following stage more easily by allowing some of the water in the fresh leaves to evaporate in order to soften them and increase their toughness.
  • To encourage inclusions' metamorphosis and the production of green tea.

  • Rolling
  • Rounian is used to tighten the shape and facilitate drying in the following stage. Additionally, leaf tissue is destroyed to create superior quality for simpler tea liquor brewing.

  • Drying
  • Numerous unique flavour components in particular are the result of drying the tea that has been produced. simultaneously enhance its appearance

Facts regarding Green Tea

Caffeine levels in green tea are low. For every gramme of tea, it contains 12 to 28 milligrammes on average.

The advantages of brewed tea are not present in bottled tea. Usually, during the bottling process, some antioxidants are lost.

After a hard day, drinking green tea can help you relax. It has L-Theanine (-glutamylethylamide), an amino acid that helps the neurological system relax.

One of the "least processed" varieties of tea is green tea because it doesn't go through a fermentation process.

The cognitive benefits of green tea are beneficial. A study published in the journal Psychopharmacology found a beneficial correlation between drinking green tea and enhanced memory.