Once again about the white tea
Something recently many questions about the white tea. Let’s face it.
About white tea has a lot of diverse information and drown in it easily, and even easier to get confused.
What is white tea — is tea tree, technology, or white hairs on the tea?
About the white hairs to begin with. They many were misled. The phrase «Bai Hao» — 白毫 , translated from the Chinese — «white pile» or «wool», if you will, (in my opinion,
the pile is nicer than) — is found in the title of many varieties of tea, not all of which — white. This is the most Bai Hao gave rise to two common misconceptions:
1. Tea with the same name — white. A typical example — tea Anji Bai Cha, so beloved distinguished tea master and not too successful Emperor Guazzone, gave us his excellent book 大观茶论 («Judgments about tea during the reign of daguang»). Basically, in the Song dynasty era, it was attributed to white teas. Because of the dense white pile on the kidneys. Continue reading
Green tea — this is a non-oxidized tea. After collecting the tea leaves are immediately dried. Leaves in dry form are green. The infusion is greenish or yellowish, has a herbal aroma and tart taste.
The chemical composition of tea
It includes 15-25% protein compounds, including amino acids. This increases the nutritional value of tea, which not below the nutritional value of legumes. It includes very important for the body glutamine is an amino acid that has beneficial effects on the nervous system. It is also very important to say about the content of catechins, substances that have
antioxidant effects. Antioxidants reduce free radicals in the body that can cause cancer. The benefit is also tetany, a substance that has antimicrobial activity. The better the tea, the more content tetanine. One of the most important component is caffeine. But caffeine, which Continue reading