Description: White tea is a type of tea that has a delicate flavor and is naturally low in caffeine. It is harvested at the start of the season, and is comprised of buds and new leaves. White tea gets its name from the white fuzz on the young leaves that helps protect the tea plant's new growth from insects. Because it is hand-harvested for a short period each year, white tea tends to be more expensive than other teas.
White tea seeds is purported to have a long list of health benefits, rivaling green tea in its diet-friendliness. A few major benefits have been attracting further scientific study.
Immune System Boost
Studies have shown that consuming white tea seeds can give your immune system a real boost. The tea has the ability to kill disease-causing viruses and bacteria in the body, like Streptococcus infections and pneumonia.
Reduced Colon Cancer Risk
White tea seeds may be able to help protect you against colon cancer.
Lower Cholesterol and Blood Pressure
The polyphenols in tea seeds (especially abundant in most white teas) are known to aid in lowering high blood pressure and cholesterol.
Brewed seeds has a clear bright apricot color, with a natural lightly floral fragrance. It has a flavor which is very refreshing. It has layers of mellow and earthy flavors with highlights of a lightly sweet delicate and smooth floral tone.
These seeds are used as beverage, not for growing plant.
Brewing Guide: To properly brew the seeds, you should ideally use 1 teaspoon of seeds for 8oz of water. Brew at 194 ºF (90 ºC) for 1 to 2 minutes. If you prefer the flavor to be stronger, you may extend the brewing time for up to 3 or 4 minutes. However it is very important that you keep the water well below boiling so that you do not remove the beneficial nutrients and delicious flavor of it.