Green tea is a type of tea made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant that undergo minimal oxidation during processing. Originating in China, it is now widely consumed around the world. Known for its light, refreshing flavor, green tea is rich in antioxidants and various bioactive compounds that are believed to offer numerous health benefits, such as improved brain function, fat loss, a lower risk of cancer, and many other impressive benefits. It is available in various forms including loose leaves, tea bags, and powdered matcha.