International classification of tea

International classification of tea
     Green tea - healing drink relieves fatigue, increases the efficiency of the organism. Green tea is considered to be a kind of storeroom of vitamins. It contains vitamins A, B, C, K, P, PP, pantothenic acid. Fresh tea leaves contain vitamin C is 4 times more than lemon and orange juice. The content of vitamin C in green tea is 4 times greater than in black. Green tea, unlike black lowers blood pressure, has a favorable effect on the function of the kidneys and urinary tract. In addition, green tea promotes the removal of radionuclides from the body.
     Black tea contains a large amount of antioxidants that protect our cells from the ravages of aging and various contaminants. Tea contains two to three times less caffeine than coffee. Drinking tea reduces the risk of heart attack or stroke. Fatty foods, sedentary lifestyle, all this leads to the fact that in our bodies there are blood clots that lead to heart disease.
Tea is rather useful substances contained in it, helps our arteries stay flexible and clean, free of cholesterol plaques ... Studies have shown that people drink every day at least 2-3 cups of black tea are 70% more likely to NOT have a heart attack than those who are excluded from their diet tea.
     Antioxidants - are naturally occurring compounds that prevent oxidation of the active chemicals in human cells. If the oxidation of cells, disturbed intracellular balance, there is instant chain reaction, and the weakened cells to penetrate the billions of new destroyers of health - free radicals. A free radicals - is a compound in which one electron is missing, so they all tend to oxidize, pick i.e. missing electron from one of the molecules in the cells of the organism. Allies free radikalov- impaired metabolism, toxic and harmful substances.
That antioxidants prevent cell death, which reduces the risk of developing cancer. And antioxidants have vasodilating, anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-allergic and immune stimulating effects. Serve our rejuvenation and health maintenance of all cells.
International classification of tea
Leaf Grades - whole leaf
Variety of tea characterized by thin leaves of 8 to 15 mm, containing TIPS. Infusion of the color light or pale. Tea is brewed for a long time. Only the first and second sheets.
This variety of tea leaves shorter than OR Infusion darker and faster than tea brewed OR Usually the sheet is a single mass, together with the third and fourth sheet.
Sheets twisted orthodox way, leaf length from 5 to 8 mm. Infusion harder and darker than OR Delicate sheets, literally means "the youngest leaf is dissolved."
Sheets twisted orthodox way, but the tea is added tips. The lower part is covered with a light fuzz TIPS. Even after fermentation, they remain bright due to the low content of tannins. Typically valuable highland tea. It has a golden hue.
Sheets twisted orthodox way, but the tea is added to a large number of artificial nails. The taste tipsy neutral and therefore does not exert any influence on him.
In practice, the best tea, but there are still differences in the size of the whole leaf tea screening results after drying. 1 small sheet; 2 the middle sheet; 3 large sheet.
Broken Leaf - shredded sheet
BP (Broken Pekoe)
The cut sheet without TIPS
The leaves are sliced, with the content of artificial nails. The infusion has a good color and strength.
FBOP (Flowery Broken Pekoe)
The upper leaves are sliced, with a low content of artificial nails.
The leaves are sliced, with sufficient TIPS. The infusion has a good color and strength. Nonstandard abbreviations used for Assamese (India) and Yunnan (China) teas, which are based on a small fraction with an amount tipsov
The leaves are sliced, the content more than the TIPS GBOP. The infusion has a good color and strength.
GFBOP (Golden Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe)
Sometimes used the type designation or Superior Super resulting in a reduction SFTGOP.
Fannings - bran
Seeded tea leaf size less than that of a thief. Infusion quickly brewing, good color.
It indicates that was used mainly coarse acquisition list (sometimes used the designation: PS (Pekoe Suchong), OF (Orange Fannings), BOPF (Broken Orange Pekoe Fannings), FOF (Flowery Orange Fannings) only for Assamese teas; TGOF (Tippy Golden Orange Fannings), PD (Pekoe Dust)). Give strong dark infusion because of what is added to other classes in the manufacture of tea bags.
Dust - Crumbs
The fine particles of tea. Infusion quickly sealed.
CTC - Granulated
STS (Crushing, Tearning, Curling)
Granules of crushed and twisted tea leaves. Quickly brewed, dark infusion.
The classification is made on the basis of the found abbreviations and their descriptions. Since the entire classification of some complicated, we have tried to bring some clarity and easier to present descriptions of tea
For whole leaf black teas are the following quality categories (ASC):
S (English Souchong -. Souchong) Large leaves are twisted along its length. Often used in teas smoked Lapsang Souchong.
PS (English Pekoe Souchong -. PekoSushong) Short rough leaves.
P (Pekoe English -. Pekoe) tea TIPS and the youngest leaves - usually the first two layers.
FP (English Flowery Pekoe -. Flowery Pekoe) Leaves are twisted into balls.
OP (English Orange Pekoe -. Orange Pekoe) Long pointy leaves (larger than the FOP), twisted along the axis. This tea is going, when the kidneys are already opened. Orange Pekoe rarely contains "tips".
FOP (English Flowery Orange Peko -. Flowery Orange Pekoe)
It consists of tender young leaves with a certain additive "TIPS", ie the tips kidney leaves. The number of "TIPS" refers to tea quality.
GFOP (English Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe -. Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe)
Tea is FOP with "golden Tipsy" (the tips of the special "golden" buds sheets).
TGFOP (English Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe -. Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe) FOP tea with an increased number of "golden TIPS".
FTGFOP (English Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe -. Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe) Tea FOP exceptionally high quality.
SFTGFOP (English Special Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe -. Special Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe) best FOP tea with a high content of "golden TIPS" of young leaves - a guarantee of a very, very high quality tea. This category deserves only the best and rare black tea in the world. Sometimes herein experts add the number "1" or "2" to indicate gradations, for example: FTGFOP 1 or S2.
Broken tea
Similar degrees are used for the classification of broken (Eng. Broken) teas, that is composed of individual pieces of leaves.
We restrict ourselves to listing:
BOP (English Broken Orange Pekoe -. Broken Orange Pekoe)
GBOP (English Golden Broken Orange Pekoe -. Golden Broken Orange Pekoe)
FBOP (English Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe -. Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe)
TGBOP (English Tippy Golden Broken Orange Pekoe -. Tippy Golden Broken Orange Pekoe)
GFBOP (English Golden Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe -. Golden Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe)
TGFBOP (English Tippy Golden Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe -. Tippy Golden Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe).
Sharps (Eng. Fannings) represent a small fragments of tea leaves and are used for the preparation of the "fast", a very strong tea with a nice infusion of color and flavor stability. There is another category:
BOPF (English Broken Orange Pekoe Fannings -. Broken Orange Pekoe Fennings).
Tea dust (Engl dust -. The smallest particles of tea leaves used for brewing a strong tea is packaged, usually in paper bags.
Here are the categories:
BOPD (English Broken Orange Pekoe Dust -. Broken Orange Pekoe Dust)
PD (English Pekoe Dust -. Pekoe Dust)
RD (English Red Dust -. Red Dust) "Red Dust".
SRD (English Super Red Dust -. Super Red Dust)
FD (English Fine Dust -. Fine Dust) "Fine dust".
SFD (English Super Fine Dust -. Super Fine Dust)
GD (English Golden Dust -. Golden Dust).
Also read:
The main varieties of tea produced in Sri Lanka for commercial purposes:
Twisted leaves giving weak tea with a delicate flavor and aroma.
Orange Pekoe
Tea from the ruptured leaf and leaf buds with a mild taste and aroma.
BP1 Broken Pekoe 1
Granulated tea, produced by technology "cut", "break", "twist". The round smooth granules which, when brewing gives a strong tea with a pronounced flavor.
1 PF1 Pekoe Fannings
Fine granules. Strong drink, ideal for packaging in bags.
BOP1 Broken Orange Pekoe 1
Twisted broken leaf, predominantly from the plains, gives a mild hop aroma.
BOPF Broken Orange Pekoe Fannings
High mountain tea smaller than the BOP, the sheet. It has a stronger flavor than BOP.
FBOPF Ex.Sp Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe Fannings Extra Special
Solid sheet with a variety of "TIPS". Great smooth taste with the aroma of caramel.
FBOPF1 Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe Fannings 1
Bought medium plain tea, strong and sweet taste.
Tea "baby." It provides optimal fortress tea. Ideal for commercial use.
Silver Tips
Selected leaf buds, acquires drying with velvety silver. Gourmet Flavored tea with mystical healing properties.
Gun Powder
Green tea is made by a special calcination technology to the Chinese frying pan.
Green tea is made by Japanese evaporation technology. We drink a delicate flavor and "Japanese" character.