Biochemical and Microbiological Characterization of White Tea

  title={Biochemical and Microbiological Characterization of White Tea},
  author={Gargi Saha and Sudeshna Shyam Choudhury and Biswajit Bera and P. Mohan Kumar},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology},
White tea is just made by drying only without any other normal fermentation process which is adopted for other tea varieties. The biochemical components like flavonoids, total polyphenols, tannins and catcehins are prominent in white tea. Catechin content is higher than tannin content. All those active components are higher in methanolic extracts than their corresponding aqueous extracts. The higher antioxidant activities are manifestations of all those active components. Higher antimicrobial… 

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