What is Tea?
Camellia sinensis, the tea plant, has been brewed into a healthy, flavorful, refreshing, and timeless beverage for thousands of years by everyone from emperors to farmers. From this one plant come the many varietals and styles of tea – white, green, yellow, red/black, purple, oolong, fermented brick tea, and the literally infinite blends or flavored teas.
It isn’t any wonder tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world considering the satisfying and palate cleansing taste, the healthfulness, and the gentle stimulation it provides to mind and body. Drinking high quality tea provides a person with more than mere enjoyment – drinking tea provides a number of health benefits.* Regardless of why you choose to drink tea, it is one of the healthiest habits a person can choose.
What the research indicates tea is helpful for:*