Some Facts

Tea cultivation flourished in India under the British and today India is the largest producer of tea in the world. The four basic types of true tea are (in order from most to least processed): black tea, oolong tea, green tea white tea .Tea is a natural source of the amino acid theanine, methylxanthines such as caffeine and theobromine, and polyphenolic antioxidant catechins. It has almost no carbohydrates, fat, or protein. It has a cooling, slightly bitter, and astringent flavor.

Studies have linked a wide range of health benefits to green tea including lowering the risk of certain cancers and heart disease as well as weight loss and protection against Alzheimers