The Healing Power of Tea

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Reading the Tea Leaves

The main difference among tea varieties is how they're processed. The other names you see on tea packages either tell you where the tea was grown (Assam, Darjeeling) or describe the flavor (jasmine) or connote blends like English breakfast.

- Black: Leaves are fermented, then dried. Caffeine count: 47mg per cup

- Oolong: Leaves are partially fermented and dried. Caffeine count: 35 to 55mg per cup

- Green: Leaves are steamed, rolled, and dried. Caffeine count: 30 to 50mg per cup

- White: Leaves and tender buds are air-dried. Caffeine count: 15 to 25mg per cup

 
Continued on page 4:  The Best Brew

 

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