Oolong tea represents only 2% of the world's tea, but it's well-worth discovering!
It combines the qualities of dark and green teas, giving it several interesting health benefits.
For example, it may boost metabolism and reduce stress, helping you feel great each day.
Oolong tea is a traditional Chinese tea, it's made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant, the same plant used to make green tea and black tea, the difference is in how the tea is processed.
All tea leaves contain certain enzymes, which produce a chemical reaction called oxidation, oxidation is what turns the green tea leaves into a deep black color.
Green tea is not allowed to oxidize much, but black tea is allowed to oxidize until it turns black, Oolong tea is somewhere in between the two, so it is partially oxidized.
This partial oxidation is responsible for oolong tea's color and characteristic taste.
In addition to caffeine, oolong tea contains vitamins, minerals, amino acids and beneficial tea polyphenol antioxidants.
Oolong Tea - Camellia sinensis
- Product Code: Oolong Tea - 1 Oz
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