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Caffeine A component of tea which stimulates the nervous system. A cup of tea averages 40 milligrams of caffeine versus approximately 110 in a cup of coffee.

Camellia Sinensis The Tea Plant. The differences between the over three thousand types of tea result from variations in the processing of the leaves after they are harvested. Tea is an evergreen shrub which grows in tropical or sub-tropical climates. See Green Tea, Black Tea, Oolong and White Tea. Assam is actually Camellia Assamus.

Ceylon Black Tea harvested in Sri Lanka, which used to be called Ceylon.

Ceylon Breakfast A blend of fine teas grown on the hillsides of Sri Lanka producing a rich golden liquor with superb flavor.

Cha The way to say "Tea" in China, for more information, see the Tea by Region page, for 27 ways to say tea around the world.

Chai A blend of black tea with various spices and steamed milk as commonly drunk in India.

Chanoyu Japanese Tea Ceremony with its roots in Zen Buddhism. For more see The Teapot Page.

Chest Traditional way of packaging bulk teas. Usually made of wood with an aluminum lining.

Chesty Tea which has been contaminated by improperly seasoned or inferior chest panels.

China Oolong A select blend of large leaf teas from China.

Chop From the Hindi; means to stamp. A chop of tea means a certain number of chests all carrying the same brand.

Common Describes the liquor of inferior tea having little character.

Coppery Refers to color of the tea liquor, like a new penny. A good trait resulting from good manufacturing processes.

Creaming Down A high quality tea which turns cloudy generally believed to be caused by the precipitation of tannins.

Croppy Describes a bright, strong creamy liquor with distinctive character. Usually found in some second flush Assams and Dooars of Orthodox manufacture.


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