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Written on Jun, 11, 2015 by in

Native to China’s remote Yunnan province, this natural mutation of Camellia sinensis has a purple pigmentation due to its high content of ‪anthocyanins‬ – phenolic compounds in the group of flavonoids (a different subclass of which includes the more well-known catechins, theaflavins and thearubigins). Relatively new as a cultivar, purple tea is more resilient to extreme weather conditions, which is …