Tea glossary

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White tea (leaves)

​All types of tea come from the same species of shrub: Camellia sinensis. The differences between the various kinds of tea are based on how the leaves are processed. For white tea, the leaves are oxidized only slightly. They are simply harvested and dried first in the sun and then in the shade, which gives the tea a subtle, delicate flavour and a very faint colo