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Science of Tea

Science of Tea

Tea makes the world go round Once used as medicine, this delicious liquid is now the largest consumed in the world after water. While it took 3000 years for it to become an everyday drink, one supposes that the evolution happened to human beings thanks to the tea they consumed.     One could surmise that since there’s tea aplenty, there is no shortage of the drink. For instance, a single tea bush can produce fantastic tealeaves for over 50 years. But that doesn’t explain how this beverage produced mainly in Asian countries like China, Japan, India, Sri Lanka and...

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Benefits of Drinking tea

Benefits of Drinking tea

Tea - A toast to good healthTea sets you free. From anxiety, stress and free radicals. Tea is one of the richest sources of antioxidants, the chemicals that prevent cell damage caused by highly reactive molecules called free radicals that are often associated with cancer and to a lesser extent, heart disease. More Polyphenol, less cancer Polyphenols are a type of antioxidant abundant in tea (and also red ine), and have been shown to deactivate substances that help cancer grow and block the action of enzymes that cancers need for growth. Polyphenols in tea, particularly green tea, are more potent...

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Legends of Tea

Legends of Tea

Legends to keep you awake! The Chinese and Koreans seem to have agreed on something. This particular legend. That Chinese Emperor Shen Nung discovered tea when some tealeaves accidentally fell into some water he was boiling, and ended up loving it. What an emperor was doing boiling water next to bushes is anybody’s guess. Regardless, the good man has written in his medical diary, all the way back in 2737 BC, that the brew not only quenched thirst but also lessened the desire to sleep. We fully agree, since anybody who kept a medical diary probably didn’t sleep a whole...

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History of Tea

History of Tea

Tea- History, Geography & Politics in a cup How tea came to be is an intriguing, myth-filled tale, spanning continents, and filled with political turns, twists, and economical consequences that make it a story that lies somewhere between a Bond movie and a Dalrymple novel.   The Pre-Colonial EraChinese Green Tea- In the 2nd  century BC, while the Roman army was busy taking Carthage, and fighting the steel-muscled Spartans in Greece, tea was discovered in China. The earliest evidence of tea can be found in the Mausoleum of Emperor Jing of the Han dynasty, where ancient records show that green...

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