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Japanese or Chinese Green Tea

Japanese or Chinese Green Tea

Japanese or Chinese Green Tea? Everyone has heard that green tea promotes wellness and calms the mind. Some even say it aids in weight loss and appetite suppression. No matter what you're using it for, green tea is a good restorative drink. It doesn’t hurt that it tastes smooth, fresh, and slightly sweet. Differences What is not so well known is that there are thousands of varieties of green tea grown in different countries. It was originally grown in China and brought to Japan by Buddhists monks. Now these two countries produce the bulk of green tea sold throughout the...

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Types of Japanese Green Tea

Types of Japanese Green Tea

20 Popular Japanese Teas Japan has centuries of history with the humble tea leaf. The country produces hundreds of varieties and grades of tea based on a variety of growing and processing situations. Tea grown in the shade, steam-pressed, pan-fired or sun-dried. Tea from all parts of the plant including the buds, leaves, tips, sticks or stems. Tea that been powdered or curled into a ball. Tea that's combined with rice or kelp. Tea that's harvested on a particular date. It's not only about the tea. Tea is a lively and large aspect of Japanese culture. For example, Japanese Tea...

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