Fresh herbs are not necessarily “better” than their dried counterparts for making tea, however, I do find that fresh herbs produce a certain “brightness” in the flavor of the tea. Click on this article for a list of fresh herbs you may want to experiment with steeping and blending.
Tea, much like a flower, has a blooming point. The blooming point in tea is the point of equilibrium between the forces that allow the flavor quality and complexity of the tea to expresses in its full potential.
it’s normal for some green teas to have a veggie roll flavor, in some cases even a brothy flavor. Any flavor comparable to fish tank water is a clear sign of a bad tea. Read to learn more about how to get the most out of your green tea.