Green Tea contains a variety of enzymes, amino acids, carbohydrates, lipids, sterols, phytonutrients and minerals. Green Tea is processed and grown in a variety of ways, depending on the type of green tea desired. As a result of these methods, maximum amounts of polyphenols and antioxidants are retained, giving Green tea maximum benefits.
Green Tea is a rich source of Epigallocatechin Gallate, or EGCG, widely regarded as one of the most powerful antioxidants available.*
Tea consumption has its legendary origins in China dating back to more than 4,000 years ago. Green Tea was first brewed in 2737 BC during the reign of Emperor Shennong.
Camellia sinensis is native to East, South and Southeast Asia, but it is today cultivated across the world in tropical and subtropical regions.
Did You Know?
Green Tea and Black Tea actually come from the same plant; Green Tea undergoes minimal processing and retains more nutrients.
I am fascinated with Green Tea’s health benefits and capturing its high content of flavonoids, which are plant-derived antioxidant compounds.