It was used for the highest tea ceremonies–Chinese White Tea

In addition, white tea is far rarer than other teas. This is because white tea can be plucked just once a year, in the spring. Because white tea is so rare, it is quite a bit more expensive than black teas, which are plucked several times during each growing season. In fact, historically, white tea was reserved for only the most special of occasions.

It was used for the highest tea ceremonies, serving dignitaries and often for weddings. However, for many years it was not regarded as an everyday beverage.

White tea also is lower in caffeine than other teas. White tea contains about 15 mg of caffeine per serving, while black tea contains 40 and green tea contains 20.

Finally, white tea is very different in flavor from other teas. Because the tea buds are plucked so young, and because the tea is not fermented, the flavor of white tea is far more delicate than other teas. It also has a sweeter flavor than other teas, and is paler in color. In addition, white tea has very little aroma.

The licorice in white licorice tea is also different than you’ll find in many other licorice teas. Most licorice tea is flavored with licorice root. However, white licorice tea is flavored with star anise. Star anise provides a lighter and slightly sweeter licorice flavor, for a more mellow taste. White tea and star anise are a particularly elegant and delicious together.

White licorice tea is a very healthy beverage alternative. Because of its mellow flavor, it appeals to even those who find other teas too strong. And, becauseĀ Chinese White Tea is not fermented, it retains more of its anti-oxidants than fermented teas.

Anti-oxidants are important to protecting our health because they neutralize free radicals in our bodies. These free radicals are naturally occurring oxygen containing molecules that are a by product of our digestive processes. However, without enough anti-oxidants in our bodies and from our diet to neutralize the free radicals, they can damage our cells. Their damage results in premature aging and many forms of disease.

Because of the potent anti-oxidant power of white tea, it has been shown to prevent cancer, heart disease and high blood pressure. In addition, white tea may have the power to help you lose weight and may be able to help regulate blood sugar and prevent or relieve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.

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