There are so many types of tea, you can have a different tea every day for more than a year and never drink the same one twice. But did you know that all teas have one important thing in common? All types of tea come from an evergreen plant of the Camellia family – Thea sinensis. Three varieties of this plant – from China, Assam, and Cambodia – are used for commercial tea … [Read more...]
The history of tea dates back over 4,000 years. It's a tale that spans China, Japan, India, England and more.
Table of ContentsThe Discovery of Tea in China The Spread of Tea to Japan History of Tea in Europe Its Journey to Russia History of Tea in England History of the Opium Wars and Empire Tea History of Lipton Tea The Spread of Tea to North America History of Iced … [Read more...]
Tea quotes can warm your soul, inspire you, or remind you of your most cherished tea memories. These quotes about tea can be used in so many ways - heartfelt additions to tea party invitations or as a special collection to give to a tea lover. If you have a favorite place to drink tea in your home, stenciling these tea sayings on a wall would be a touching momento. Read through this … [Read more...]
Enjoy the health benefits of herbal teas! Teas are an easy, natural, and inexpensive way to enjoy the health benefits of herbs. Drinking herbal tea allows the health benefits of herbs to enter your bloodstream more quickly than capsules and tinctures. They are the secret tool against everything from hayfever to weight loss. Whether drank hot or iced, herbal teas allow you … [Read more...]
Afternoon tea goes beyond a comforting cup of tea to help you get through the day. Let these afternoon tea facts show you how it began, what you can expect, and how you can plan your own tea menu.
How Did Afternoon Tea Begin?Afternoon tea is a well-known and loved English tradition.
It was started in the 1800s by Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford. At the time, … [Read more...]