The term organic green tea refers to tea leaves harvested from Camellia sinensis plants grown without chemical pesticides or fertilizers.
The Camellia sinensis has been cultivated in China for more than 5,000 years and is the base for many of the most prized and expensive teas on the planet.
All teas are made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis The difference in the final product is created by differences in how the leaves are processed.
Rooibus, or Red Bush, tea is not made from the Camellia sinensis but from a plant that is native to South Africa, Aspalathus linearis.
Green Tea - black and oolong tea come from the same plant, Camellia Sinensis.
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