All lovers of fine Chinese loose tea will find exciting and exquisite new flavours in the Char Teas selection. All our tea from China, from Black Gunpowder Tea to Big Red Robe Tea to our soothing White Peony Tea, is available fresh from our UK location for fast home delivery. And if you order any of our traditional Chinese tea blends, we'll send them along with two free samples of tea from our selection, so buy online today! >
World Famous Tea
China is renowned for its tea. In fact 'cha' and 'tea', two of the most common words for tea, have their roots in Chinese history. China is heralded for its long-standing production of the beverage, spanning across thousands of years. All the traditional Chinese tea we have in stock can be split into the following categories...
China accounts for a ginormous 80% of the global supply of green tea. Revitalising and refreshing, Chinese green tea, such as our Mao Jian Tea, is packed full of antioxidants and contains near-to-no calories.
One of the healthiest classifications of tea is the Chinese white tea. Along with green tea, this traditional Chinese tea retains its anti-oxidation properties, making it one of the healthiest tea classifications. The white colour spawns from the hairs on the unopened buds of the Camellia sinensis plant.
Black tea from China is typically not the same that you'd get in the West. It is dried, oxidized, and then roast. This gives is a generally stronger flavour as opposed to other classes of tea. It is claimed that black tea offer a plethora of health benefits like improving cholesterol and boosting heart health.
Traditionally made in China's Yunnan Province, pu-erh tea is made from the leaves of a tree known as the 'wild old tree'. Yunnan is ideal for tea production due to its perfect geographical position and climatic conditions. Drinkers of Yunnan pu-erh tea allege of many health benefits like aiding weight loss, improving cholesterol and helping digestion.
Oolong tea made from the leaves, buds, and steams of the Camellia sinesnis plant - the same plant used to make green tea and black tea. It Tea benefits from an exquisite variety of flavours, and the world's finest Oolong Teas are waiting for you at Char Teas.