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White tea

White tea is produced in China, especially in the province of Fujian. The young Camellia sinensis leaves (new growth buds) are collected and shielded from sunlight to prevent the formation of chlorophyll - this is how the tea maintains it's white color.

According to history, white tea was collected by young virgins in order to be used by the Emperor and his family.
White tea is the least processed form of tea as it consists of silver buds and select leaves that have been steamed and dried.

  • White tea extract is rich in polyphenols and has strong antioxidant and antibacterial properties.

  • Significantly inhibits melanin formation and supports a uniform skin tone due to its lightening properties.

  • Contains rejuvenating and toning properties.

  • White tea is rich in catechins which have been found to reduce cholesterol.

  • Helps to lower high blood pressure.

  • Provides beneficial effects to sufferers of arthritis and osteoporosis.

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