Author Archives: Meenakshi Choudhury

Yerba Mate tea

The Yerba Mate tea comes from the holly breed that produces small berries which in turn grows into greenish white florets. Discovered by the locales of the forests of Tupi(southern brazil) as well as Paraguay (the Guarani) this herb was previously known “from the gods” and used mostly for physical endurance, medicinal aid. A staple […]

North Assam Teas

Among the North Assam Teas, the Halmari Teas needs a special mention. Located in the Moran district of Dibrugarh, Assam , these Halmari tea garden encompasses of 374 hectares of land. The tea produced at Halmari are one of the finest quality till date. It is indeed a very arduous task of finding a  better CTC similar to […]

Ceylon Tea

Ceylon tea is not any particular type of tea. Basically Ceylon is a region in Sri Lanka , where teas are grown. So, the teas from that region are termed as Ceylon Tea. Ceylon teas can be termed into different categories such as the White tea, black tea as well as green tea. These different […]

CTC Tea and Leaf Tea Differences

Although Tea has been the popular beverage relished by the people worldwide, there are subtle differences between the tastes of different types of teas .Mainly classified as CTC Tea and Leaf Tea, let us take a look at the minute differences between these two types of teas. 1. CTC Tea, better known as Crush, Tear […]

Keemum Tea

Keemun tea, a Chinese black tea well known for its peculiar floral fragrance resembling orchids and honey. It is basically grown in the Anhuli region of China. The Chinese tea consists of tempting tiny thin black shoots of leaves and buds which are formatted into a peculiar tight twists. Processed into black tea, this drink […]

Camellia Sinensis

Camellia Sinensis a part of the evergreen family from China consists of glossy green leaves with jagged edges. When it starts flowering, the plant produces small white flowers with bright yellow stamens. Fruits contain a hard green shell and a single, round seed. The seeds are essential for making tea oils. Consisting of three varieties-the […]

Essiac Tea

Essiac tea the herbal brew originated from Canada is available in powdered form and has a shelf life of 1 to 2 years .Four types of herbs when mixed together make the Essiac Tea. The herbs include: burdock root, sheep sorrel, slippery elm and Indian rhubarb root. Now lets take a detail into the four types of herbs: […]

Sencha Green Tea

Teas usually come from the Camellia Sinensis plant. The difference between variance of teas depends on cultivation and further alteration. Made out from those green tea leaves processed in the direct sunlight, the Sencha tea leaves get plucked during the first, second flush. But the tea leaves plucked from the first flush are usually of […]

Chrysanthemum Tea

Chrysanthemums are those angiosperms originating in East Asia. The flowers of this family of plants varies in color, but they are easily digestable and leaves gets plucked from those plants to make the relinquishing Chrysanthemum Tea.The Chrysanthemum tea has a floral scent alongside with a slightly sweet flavor.Traditionally used as the herbal medicine in the East, […]

Nilgiri Teas-The Sweet Touch

Nilgiri tea, if we go by the name, we can understand that it is grown in the Nilgiri mountains which is also called as the Blue Mountains located in Tamil Nadu. Belonging to the southern side of the Western Ghats in South India, the Nilgiri mountains are a captivating zone with changing altitudes and moisture […]