One of the tea blends you simply cannot miss is Jasmine tea. If youve never tried it, youre missing a real treat. Much of the world has already discovered the fragrance and flavor of Jasmine tea. In fact, it is the most popular Chinese flavored tea.
What makes jasmine tea so special is its special blend of high quality loose tea leaves with jasmine petals. The jasmine petals impart a delicate yet very aromatic fragrance to the tea. The jasmine petals also impart a slightly sweet flavor to the tea.
Jasmine has been produced in China for at least 700 years. The original production of jasmine tea included plucking the jasmine blossoms just as they are beginning to bloom and adding them to the tea leaves at night to ensure the best infusion of the aroma and fragrance. In most cases, the tea was scented twice using two different sets of jasmine blossoms to ensure that the tea is properly infused.
Jasmine tea is most often made using green tea. Jasmine green tea is one of the healthiest teas you can drink. Green tea has been shown to have more health benefits than black tea because of the way that its processed. Green tea does not go through a fermentation...