Day: June 18, 2020

The Different Varieties of Tea

You’re probably already quite familiar with black tea. Your grandmother might have made you a glass of sweet iced tea when you were a child or your father might have taken his hot tea in the morning with a little bit of creamer.

Within the last decade, there has been a huge influx of healthy, green tea alternatives to the black tea that most Americans had long been consuming.

The Alternatives to Black Tea

There are four main types of actual teas. These are: black, green, white, and oolong. There are also a myriad of herbal tea products that aren’t actually teas at all. Actual teas are all processed from the plant Camellia sinensis, commonly known as the tea plant or tea tree.

While herbal teas may contain infusions from the tea plant, they are not considered true teas and the majority of their ingredients tend to come from …