Green tea is from the same plant as (Camellia Sinensis.) as all other teas. Due to minimal processing,( it does not go through the oxidation process.) It retains high levels of the plant's natural, healthy properties. The leaves retain their natural color and yield golden yellow to emerald green infusions. It is typically milder, fresher and more "green" in flavor than Black Tea . The flavor of Green Tea varies dramatically; Some are smooth and floral, while others are sweet and grassy. It also has HGCG; the most powerful antioxidant known, which can only be found in green tea. It tends to be the most difficult category to brew correctly. The brewing instructions, our electric water dispensing pot and the tea timers will help you achieve the best flavor. Through ages health benefits of green tea have been known for their medicinal values in many cultures.