By  on June 18, 2010


First cultivated in China more than 2,000 years ago, Camellia sinensis, also known as the tea plant or tea shrub, is the source of tea. The most common varieties, green, black and oolong, are created from the dried leaves and buds of the plant; the type derived depends on the processing.

 

To access this article, click here to subscribe or to log in.

To Read the Full Article
SUBSCRIBE NOW

Tap into our Global Network

Of Industry Leaders and Designers

load comments
blog comments powered by Disqus