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How to brew the perfect cup of green tea
- Steeping time for the majority of green teas would be around 2-5 minutes and the water whould preferably be below boiling or around 170 F-185 degrees depending on the type of green tea. You can be safe to be within the range indicated.
- The quality of tea is an important factor to obtain the very best flavor and healing oils. To acquire superior health benefits and taste it is suggested that you brew high quality organic loose leaf tea and purified water.
- Herbescent sources superior quality organic green teas. Taste the difference in each cup with the their full bodied character, superb taste and smooth finish.
- Jungle Fruit Green, Sencha Mint and Spiced Green Mango, which are sure to please the body as well as the taste buds. So start enjoying some delicious green tea and its vast amounts of health benefits today,
Below a demonstration of loose leaf tea brewing in an infuser
What makes green tea different from black tea?
It’s obviously not the plant. Camellia sinensis is the species of plant whose leaves and leaf buds are used to produce tea. It’s how the plant parts are processed. Green tea and white teas undergo the most minimal processing of any commercially sold tea, which means that more of the tea’s natural benefits and nutrients are preserved.
What makes Black, green & white Different than Herbal tea ?
Herbal teas are made from botanicals while black, green & white teas are derived from the Camellia sinensis plant. The botanicals comprise roots, seeds, barkds, leaves & flowers. Steeping time for Herbal teas is much longer than green, black and white teas which only require 2-5 minutes. Herbal tea for medicinal purposes, like those formulated by Herbescent Tea & Botanicals, are best brewed for at least 10-15 minutes. Herbescent herbal teas become better not bitter with longer steeping times. The longer the steeping time the more healing properties are infused into your cup.