Tea made from a small-leaved type of tea plant grown in China, typically flavored by smoke curing or the addition of flower petals.
- 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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Syllabification: Chi·na tea
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