Japanese green tea


„Gyokuro (玉露, Jade Dew) - Gyokuro is a fine and expensive type that differs from Sencha (煎茶) in that it is grown under the shade rather than the full sun for approximately 20 days. The name "Gyokuro" translates as "jade dew" and refers to the pale green color of the infusion. The shading causes the amino acids (Theanine) and caffeine in the tea leaves to increase, while catechins (the source of bitterness in tea, along with caffeine) decreases, giving rise to a sweet taste. The tea also has a distinct aroma.“

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Teas - Green tea

2013 Yunnan Simao Premium Green Tea "Gao

2013 Yunnan Simao Premium Green Tea "Gao Shan Yin Ya"
4.0 stars 1 review

This is one of the best quality green tea which is produced in Yunnan province. First...

2012 Yunnan Green Tea Chun Jian

 2012 Yunnan Green Tea Chun Jian
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Chun Jian (春尖) - This green tea come from Simao area and were picked in middle March....

Sencha Ohira 2012

Sencha Ohira 2012
4.0 stars 1 review

Tea is an originally packaged in Japan and stored at low temperatures in Slovakia,...

2013 Early Spring "Yunnan Bao Hong" Green

2013 Early Spring "Yunnan Bao Hong" Green tea
4.5 stars 1 review

"Bao Hong" tea is from Yi Liang county of Yunnan. It's leaf is quite small and it...

DaeJak 2014 ECO Korea

DaeJak 2014 ECO Korea
4.5 stars 1 review

Korean green tea picked in the spring of 2014 in Hadong district, Jiri mountains. Grown...

Sencha Ohira 2013

Sencha Ohira 2013
4.5 stars 1 review

pack: vacuum, 30 gram (packed in Japan)


Quotes - Green tea


„Although green tea does not raise the metabolic rate enough to produce immediate weight loss, a green tea extract containing polyphenols and caffeine has been shown to induce thermogenesis and stimulate fat oxidation, boosting the metabolic rate 4% without increasing the heart rate.“

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Source Web: Green tea[online]. Wikipedia. Available on WWW: <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_tea>. [q435] [s59]




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2013 Yunnan Simao Premium Green Tea "Gao Shan

2013 Yunnan Simao Premium Green Tea "Gao Shan Yin Ya"
4.0 stars 1 review

This is one of the best quality green tea which is produced in Yunnan province. First spring harvest in...

2013 "Light Roast" Wild Tree Purple Varietal

2013 "Light Roast" Wild Tree Purple Varietal Black Tea of Dehong
4.0 stars 1 review

This is a lightly processed black tea that was hand-crafted using a wild tree purple leaf varietal from...

2011 Mengmao Lao Shu Ye Sheng Xiao Bing 100g

2011 Mengmao Lao Shu Ye Sheng Xiao Bing 100g
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2011 Spring harvest. This material come from Baoshan area, 2600 meters high mountain closed with Mengmao...

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