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Does White Tea have Caffeine?
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Does Oolong Tea have Caffeine?
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Does Iced Tea have Caffeine?
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Does Black Tea have Caffeine?

Does White Tea have Caffeine?

WHAT IS WHITE TEA White tea refers to that variety of tea which is the most delicate since it is made from very young and the least processed tea leaves. The tea leaves are plucked before they are fully open. These leaves are covered with very fine white hairs. Hence this tea variety has earned the name ‘white tea’. The tea leaves used for the manufacture of this tea variety are the youngest leaves of the plant. The leaves are handpicked and then carefully dried. The drying is done in such a manner that the leaves undergo minimal oxidation. Hence these tea leaves undergo no additional processing. White tea is thus considered to be the freshest tea varieties available. This tea when brewed is pale yellow in colour and also has a lighter taste when compared to the green and black teas.   HOW IS IT MADE Like all other tea varieties, white tea is[…]

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Does Oolong Tea have Caffeine?

WHAT IS OOLONG TEA? Oolong tea is a variety of tea which is made from the Camelia Sinesis plant. Interestingly, both the black and green teas are also made from the same plant. However, the difference lies in the processing of the different varieties of tea. The word oolong has been derived from a Chinese name. It means ‘black dragon tea’. The Chinese people also call this variety of tea ‘quincha’ which means ‘dark green teas’. Oolong tea is a very popular variety of traditional Chinese tea. It is mainly grown in Taiwan and China. This variety of tea has now become immensely popular worldwide.   HOW IS IT MADE? As far as fermentation goes, Oolong tea is mid way between the black and green tea varieties. It is semi fermented, black tea undergoes full fermentation and green tea is completely unfermented. The production of Oolong tea involves a novel process where the tea plant[…]

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Does Iced Tea have Caffeine?

Iced Tea is a term usually made use of in referring to a tea that has been formerly brewed with hot water and then left to cool. Normally, it is poured into a glass and served with ice added in it or it could first be let to stand for a while and get cold or be put into the refrigerator so as to get cold. Ice tea is usually mixed with a number of flavors such as lemon, passion fruit, orange, cherry, lime or strawberry. It’s packaged and sold with a mixture or multiple mixtures of any of the flavors listed above. Most iced teas are made from the leaves of the tea plant (Camellia sinensis) and could be made out of any of the varieties of tea: black, green, white, oolong, etc. It only becomes iced tea when it has been refrigerated or ice cubes have been added into it. Equally, herbal teas[…]

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Does Black Tea have Caffeine?

DOES BLACK TEA HAVE CAFFEINE? Black tea is the most prevalent of all types of tea. It is said that it was discovered by Chinese and then it was extended worldwide for its beneficial properties. As other types we can highlight the oolong tea, white tea, and not least, the green one. All this teas are different in nature, color, flavor, taste and the list may go on. The black tea is usually more oxidized than the others and seems to have the stronger and the most durable flavor. These teas are all made from the leaves of Camellia sinensis, a small shrub tree, but the most important thing that makes them different is the time required for oxidation process. Because it is completely oxidized, the black one is strongest than others and it can be kept longer without to lose his flavor. His name is coming from the leaves color after the fermentation process which[…]

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