Of the hundreds of types of tea available around the world today, all of them can be grouped into the following five categories.
- Black Tea
Generally referring to strong flavored teas whose leaves are heavily oxidized and fermented, learn about the properties, varieties, processing and health benefits of several varieties of Black Tea.
- Green Tea
This tea is very popular in China and Japan and has also gained international prominence in recent years. Learn about the properties, varieties and health benefits of Green Tea.
- Herbal Tea for Medicine and Health
Most types of tea made from herbs instead of tea leaves are renowned for their medicinal properties. Learn about the properties, preparation and health benefits of many varieties of Herbal Tea.
- Miscellaneous Types of Tea
Not all types of tea can be classified into the four main categories of black, green, oolong and herbal. Here you will find information on several of the more unusual yet equally fascinating types of tea and their preparation methods.
- Oolong Tea
An ancient Chinese tea dating back over 400 years,
learn about the history, production and health benefits of drinking Oolong tea and find out about some of the popular varieties, including Formosa tea.