the chinese and japanese have enjoyed the benefits of green tea for thousands of years. not only is it bright, refreshing and low in caffeine, it is also an excellent source of antioxidants and is high in vitamins c, e and fluoride. green tea is unfermented, the process involves – steaming, rolling and firing. this means there are physical changes in the appearance of the leaf however not in the chemical structure. the naturally present oils, polyphenols (antioxidants) and vitamins are preserved in greater quantities. produced primarily in china, japan and taiwan. green teas health benefits are regularly expounded in many different researches.