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Tea (Camellia Sinensis)

Tea is a drink that is made by steeping leaves of a plant in hot water to flavor it. Teas made from the plant Camellia sinensis are a common source of Green Tea Catechins and based on processing can become green, white, black, oolong or pu-erh teas.

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Summary of Tea (Camellia Sinensis)

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Tea is a form of drink created from steeping leaves of certain plants in hot water, and drinking the water soluble component.

There are various types of teas. Many popular teas are all derived from Camellia Sinensis, a plant that eventually is used to form Green, Black, White, and Oolong teas. Other teas, such as Fenugreek Tea, have unique properties as they are derived from unique plants.

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Also Known As

Green Tea, Black Tea, White Tea, Oolong Tea

Do Not Confuse With

Coffee, Green Tea Catechins

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