Definition of China tea in English:

China tea

Syllabification: Chi·na tea


Tea made from a small-leaved type of tea plant grown in China, typically flavored by smoke curing or the addition of flower petals.
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  • Fragrant lemon balm is calming and aids digestion, as does bergamot which gives China tea its Earl Grey flavour.
  • Use Indian or Ceylonese teas as China tea has ‘no stimulation’.
  • The deep green, hairy leaves make a slightly astringent tea that's similar to a mild, fragrant China tea.

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