Roasted in porcelain pots over burning coals, the Japanese tea Houjicha is endowed with a reddish hue and toasted flavor. Due to this process, Houjicha is considered a warming tea, a highly unusual characteristic among green teas.
Health & Well-Being Benefits:
Due to the roasting process, Houjicha has much less caffeine than other green teas. It is commonly enjoyed in the evenings as an after-dinner pleasure.