White tea is considered rare and is usually more expensive than green tea. as it can only be handpicked during a few days of early spring and has to be handled with such care.
The making of white tea involves almost no processing, which means that the tea leaves itself retains the most antioxidants out of all the other teas. White tea cotains the same types of antioxidants as green tea, but in greater quantity. These antioxidants are found to have many health promoting properties including boosting cardio vascular health, helping to lower cholestrol, reducing the risk of cancer and enhancing weight loss. White tea has a smooth, gentle, almost sweet taste.