About Tea – Camellia sinensis

  • All tea comes from the plant Camellia sinensis, an evergreen indigenous to Southwest Asia. PANG Organic Tea is Camellia sinensis var. assamica
  • There are four main groups of tea – black tea, oolong tea, green tea or white tea. Oxidation and processing methods after harvesting create these differences
  • The tea plant is indigenous to southern China and northeast India
  • The oldest tea growing regions of the world including India are still the worldwide leaders in tea production
  • Tea is the 2nd most consumed beverage after water and considered the number one social drink in the world
  • Tea has many health benefits and can be blended effectively with herbs, spices and even fruit to increase these benefits