After water it is said that drinking green tea from 100% tea leaves is good because it can give you health benefits. Tea originates from the leaves of Camellia sinensis — a white-flowered evergreen. About 500 species of tea exist, divided into about 50 different countries, with China leading all nations in abundance… but the highest quality teas come from Japan.
There are a lot of classifications of tea and it varies on how it is processed.
After plucking the tea leaves it began to oxidize that gives it distinctive color like Green, black and oolong tea. And for green tea, leaves are steamed, roasted, or pan-fried almost immediately, leaving little chance for them to ferment. As a result, most green teas tend to be lighter in color.
And there are researches that show Green tea helps protects against heart disease because of the compounds on green tea which is the flavonoids. It also prevents other diseases like high blood, Alzheimer’s disease and prostate cancer.
It also said that not all green tea is healthy. This is because of the fact that many green teas are oxidized wherein in the process health compounds are taken away. And that is why Dr. Joseph Mercola recommends Royal Matcha Green Tea. It is the purest Matcha Green Tea without the harmful toxins.