Dragonfruit and Roses Green Tea
Bits of dried dragonfruit add refreshing and light fruit flavor to mild green tea. Rose buds add some lovely color.
- Flavor profile: Fruity, floral, earthy
- Caffeine content: Medium-low
What's green tea?
Green tea differs from black or oolong tea because it's less oxidized. In oxidation tea leaves are exposed to the air to dry and darken. The more oxidized a tea is, the stronger it is. From strongest to lightest are black, oolong, green, and white teas.
Green tea is believed to have various health benefits. A large study in Japan showed a link between daily consumption of green tea and lower risk of death from cardiovascular diseases. Another Japanese study showed that "higher consumption rates of green tea were associated with a reduced risk of stroke."
Green tea has also been shown to help regulate blood sugar levels, aid in digestion, and decrease inflammation in the skin.