The chemistry behind varieties of tea •

The chemistry behind varieties of tea


Today’s Video of the Day from the American Chemical Society series Reactions describes the science that makes various teas different.

Even though white, green, oolong, and black teas all come from the same plant, chemical changes that happen in the leaves during production give each of these teas their distinctive appearance and flavor.

By Chrissy Sexton, Staff Writer

Video Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

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