Interesting Facts about ‘TEA’

Interesting Facts about ‘TEA’

 

  • There are 4 major types of tea- Black, Green, White, Oolong . Fun fact is they all come from the same plant ‘Camellia Sinesis’.

  • Tea Bags were invented by Thomas Sullivan in 1908 in the United States.

  • Traditionally milk was poured into a cup before the tea to protect the delicate china dish. Now it is not necessary.

  • For centuries tea was only used as medicine. It took almost 3000 years for it to become a everyday drink.

  • Black teas are made from leaves that are fermented and then heated to remove moisture. The heat turns the leaves black.

  • Earl Grey tea was named after a British Diplomat to China.

  • Green tea leaves are not fermented. They are steemed and then heated to remove moisture.

  • Loose tea leaves remain good for over two years provided you keep it away from light and moisture.

  • In Ancient China, Tea was a form of currency.

  • Oolong teas can be brewed up to three times.

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