A Glossary of Common Tea Terms


Camellia Sinensis The plant from which all teas originate. Black, white, oolong and green tea all come from the Camellia Sinensis plant. Black Tea The tea that is consumed the most. Black tea makes up 80% of tea consumption. This is the tea that is most oxidized. Green Tea This tea undergoes minimal processing and […]

The Best Tea Brands


Photo Source If you’re a new tea drinker, you may feel overwhelmed with the wide array of choices of tea to choose from. Not only are there lots of different types of tea, but there are hundreds of brands claiming they will give you the best tea drinking experience. Or maybe you’re already an experienced […]

Herbal Tea Benefits

herbal tea benefits

Photo Source What is herbal tea? Before discussing the herbal tea benefits, it’s important to know what exactly herbal tea is, and what differentiates it from other teas. Unlike other tea, herbal tea is made using more than just the leaves and they don’t come from the plant that all tea comes from, camellia sinensis. […]

The Yummy Benefits of Black Tea


Photo Source Black tea is a favorite amongst tea drinkers and for good reason. Not only is it incredibly delicious and versatile, but there are tons of benefits of black tea. Like most tea, black tea leaves come from a plant called Camellia Sinensis. The main difference between black tea and other types of tea […]