Tea is the dried leaves of the plant “camellia sinensis”, a small three of the Theaceae family. All tea comes from this plant and its hybrids. The difference in teas is based on the leaf selection and processing.
There are about 3000 varieties of tea throughout the world that differ in taste, aroma and other characteristics. The geographical location of the plant, the atmospheric conditions, the altitude at which it is produced, the soils PH and the hybrid all influence the flavor.