The Chemistry Behind Varieties of Tea

This article was originally published at earth.com - Written by: By Chrissy Sexton - Video Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

Today’s Video from the American Chemical Society series Reactions describes the science that makes various teas different.

Even though white, green, oolong, and black teas all come from the same plant, chemical changes that happen in the leaves during production give each of these teas their distinctive appearance and flavor.