White tea is made with leaves that is processed in a manner to let them wilt slightly and lose the “grassy” taste of green tea, while undergoing minimal oxidation.
There are many varieties of white tea. They come from China, Sri Lanka, Kenya and India. The different soils and weather results in a difference in taste.
White tea is higher in polyphenols and antioxidants than green teas. People concerned with their health would like this tea.