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Tea (Camellia sinensis)

Tea is both the common name of Camellia sinensis and the name of an infusion made with the leaves of this plant. Green tea is unfermented; black tea is fermented; oolong tea is partially fermented.

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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, tea, Camellia sinensis

Do Not Confuse With

Coffee, Green Tea Catechins

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