There are many narrations that speak of the origin of green tea. The birthplace of tea consider southwest China. The discovery of tea is attributed to the healer Shen, Nunu, in the proceedings and referred to this drink. Initially tea was used in the sacrificial rites, later the Emperor presented them to the dignitaries as a token of mercy. Soon tea became the national drink in China, and there was a whole culture of tea drinking.
The Portuguese and the Dutch brought tea drink to Europe after traveling in China. In England for a long time it was too expensive for public consumption, and at first he was able to drink only men in the tea cafes. Later and women as well as men could drink tea in public. In France, some time tea was a more expensive drink than coffee. Were invented special tea rooms that still exist. In one all agree – its good taste and undeniable quality.
Currently this plant is cultivated in more than 20 countries of Asia, Africa and South America. The Botanical name of the tea Bush, Camelia Sinensis*. All varieties of black, green or white tea are made from this In the tea include tannins, essential oils, alkaloids, amino acids, pigments, vitamins, resinous substances and organic acids. Continue reading