16 Fun Tea Facts!

  1. After water, tea is the most consumed drink in the world.
  2. In the Middle East, tea has been drunk for more than 5,000 years.
  3. According to historical records, it was the Emperor Augustus of China, Shennong, who discovered the tea leaf when some dried flowers carried him fell into boiling water.
  4. Three-quarters of the tea consumed in the world is produced by 5 countries: China, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.
  5. All teas have in common the same plant: Camellia Sinensis.
  6. More than three million cups of tea are drunk daily in the world.
  7. Ireland is the country that drinks more tea per capita, the United Kingdom is the second.
  8. It is the national drink of Afghanistan.

      9. There are more than 20,000 pure tea varieties, by pure we mean they are                 not mixed with any other element.

  1. The English are not producers, however, they brought tea to the world by marketing it very successfully.
  2. In 1904 tea bags were invented; some tea connoisseurs consider them the worst invention the tea world!
  3. Tea helps take away your appetite.
  4. It also helps regulate cholesterol.
  5. A daily cup of tea will keep the dentist away because it helps fight cavities.
  6. Drinking tea helps to improve the immune system. 
  7. A cup of tea contains the same amount of antioxidants as 10 glasses of juice.