About White Tea
White tea is the most delicate of all teas. White tea is made from the buds and young leaves of the tea plant. The leaves of this tea type are picked from the bush in the early spring before they fully open. There is a very small window of time for the plucking of these leaves and you can usually find the harvesters out in the early morning hours before the sun rises. The leaves are steamed or fried immediately after picking them to stop oxidation. Because of this, white tea has higher concentrations of antioxidants that provide so many of health benefits of tea. The brew of this tea is very light and produces a pleasant aroma that is fruity and airy.
White, out of all the teas is suggested to be loaded with the most health benefits. White tea protects against cancer, heart disease, and stroke, which are the leading causes of death in the industrial world, as well as numerous other conditions. It eases the symptoms of illness and promotes a quick recovery. White tea strengthens the circulatory and immune systems as well as bones and teeth, and builds healthy skin. It is very rich in antioxidants and a very tasty and healthy drink.