Green Tea (20 Tea Bags)
A healthy choice with its unique aroma, greenish yellow color and pure taste. Green tea, which became very popular in Europe and North America, recently, has rich antioxidants. Green tea is a health and delicious choice with its natural green color, delicious pure taste and nice aroma. The difference between green tea and black tea: Green tea is obtained from the same plant with black tea: Camellia sinensis. The difference is the processing technique. Green tea leaves are processes less than the black tea leaves. The leaves of the green tea preserve their fresh green color. While black tea is subject to oxidation and decomposition green tea is warmed with vapor to denaturize the enzymes and provide protection against decrease of effective polyphenolic (antioxidant) substances. PREPARATION OF GREEN TEA: The quality of the water is very important when preparing green tea. Fresh boiled water is poured into the cup holding the teabag. Hot water is important in transmission of the antioxidants into the water. Allow to brew for almost 3 minutes. Antioxidants start to appear in hot water at the 2nd minute. It may be sweetened after the teabag is removed. Traditionally, green tea is drunk without any additions. The studies show that there is no difference in terms of beneficial components when sugar, sweetener, lemon or milk is added.