Sometimes, taking a midday break as you WFH can help with concentrating. To add to your break, a perfectly brewed cup of tea can cater to your taste buds by giving you that caffeine kick.

Tea is a popular beverage made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. It comes in several varieties, each with unique flavors, characteristics, and health benefits.

These expert-approved guide highlights various bags, cups, pots and matcha sets. Overall, it’s the ideal way to catch-up with loved ones, mark a special birthday, or just because – and they also make a delicious gift for the tea lover in your life.

To get an insight, the various types are.


Made from unoxidized leaves and is one of the least processed types. It has a high concentration of antioxidants and is believed to have numerous health benefits, such as improving brain function and aiding in fat loss.


Fully oxidised, giving it a dark color and rich flavor. It generally has more caffeine than other types and is often enjoyed with milk and sugar.


Partially oxidised, falling somewhere between green and black in terms of flavor and caffeine content. It is known for its smooth, rich taste.


Least processed and made from young leaves or buds. It has a delicate flavor and is high in antioxidants.


Not made from the Camellia sinensis plant. Instead, it is made from a variety of herbs, spices, flowers, and fruits. Popular examples include chamomile, peppermint, and rooibos. For added therapeutic benefits, it can often provide the most effective relief for coughs.


Fermented from China, known for its unique aging process, which can last for several years. It has a rich, earthy flavor and is believed to aid in digestion.


Originating from Japan, it’s used in traditional ceremonies. It is made from finely ground, high-quality green leaves and is known for its vibrant green color and robust flavor.

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