The best kept secret Tea of Taiwan

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The tea plantation has always been the dominion of South Asian countries, especially India. But going by the changing trend, Taiwan has emerged as a major player in the past few decades. Taiwan’s Oolong tea is one beverage that has changed the way people look and perceive tea drinking. The taste of Taiwan Oolong tea ...

Tea Benefits to Your Health 3

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According to WikiPedia.org, tea benefits have been examined since the 4700 years ago in China, when some tea leaves fell into the Emperors water! “The legendary Emperor Shennong claimed in The Divine Farmer’s Herb-Root Classic that Camellia sinensis infusions were useful for treating conditions including tumors, abscesses, bladder ailments, and lethargy.” Today, tea benefits are ...

Earl Grey tea – its history and taste 1

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Earl Grey tea is now enjoyed worldwide but what is it and where does it come from? The first point to understand is that it is not actually a different tea but rather a black tea flavoured with the rind of the bergamot orange. Think of it as an herbal tea. However because the bergamot ...

5 Tea Myths Exposed

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There has been much written about tea over the years, from its long history to the many benefits that it provides for our health. While a lot of these stories are true, it may surprise you to know that many are entirely fictional. Here are five common myths about tea. 1. Drinking too much tea ...

History – the first cup of tea 2

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Tea is the world’s most popular prepared drink. It was discovered by Chinese Emperor Shen Nung in 2737 B.C., when a tea leaf accidentally fell into the bowl of hot water he was drinking. In the early 19th century, afternoon tea as a social custom, was originated by Anna, 7th Duchess of Bedford. The Duchess ...