Green Tea (绿茶, lǜ chá), one of China's major teas, refers to a drink made from new leaves or sprouts of tea trees, it is unleavened, skimmed, shaped and dried. The color of the finished product and the brewed tea more preserved the green style of fresh tea. Often drinking green tea can prevent cancer, lipid-lowering and weight loss, smokers can also reduce the the harm from nicotine.
Green tea is made of unleavened tea, retaining the natural material of fresh leaves, contains more tea polyphenols, catechins, chlorophyll, caffeine, amino acids, vitamins and other nutrients. These natural nutrients in green tea have special effects on anti-aging, anti-cancer, anti-cancer, bactericidal, anti-inflammatory and other types of tea. Green tea is suitable for tea shoots as raw material, tea made of the process through fixing, rolling, drying and other typical. Its dry tea color and brewed tea, the bottom is the green-based tune, hence named green tea. Green tea is to pick fresh leaves first use high temperature to kill a variety of oxidase, to maintain the green tea, and then made by rolling and drying, green tea leaves is a common feature of green tea quality. China produces a wide range of green tea. Henan, Guizhou, Jiangxi, Anhui, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Sichuan and Shaanxi (Southern Shaanxi), Hunan, Hubei, Guangxi and Fujian are the major green tea producing provinces in China