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Black Tea – Vanilla Chai Plant Species: Camellia sinensis Family: Theaceae • Camellia sinensis is a small evergreen shrub with white flowers, native to the mountainous regions of China, Japan and India. • Whether black, green or white tea, they all come from the same plant. The way the plant is dried is what differentiates them.• To make black tea, the leaves are withered, rolled and slightly heated. They are then fermented before the final heating/drying process.• Much to the surprise of adamant green tea drinkers, black tea too is teeming with nutrients. By consuming it with additives like milk or sugar, some of the health benefits are depleted, but not entirely lost. History and Cultural Significance:• Tea is believed...

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