Yuja tea is made from the fruit Yuja, citron, or Yuzu (in Japanese). These fruits do not contain much juices, unlike other citrus fruits. They are able to cook in high temperatures without losing its tart flavor. Yuja fruits have a strong fragrance. Its scent comes from the zest, juices, and essential oils. Yuja tea is both bitter and sweet. In addition, Yuja tea is a preservative, so it can be left out on a shelf or counter.