• Tea and Health

    You may be surprised to learn that a massive 45-70% of our body is made up of water, that is why fluid is essential for life.

    It's important therefore to replace fluids that are lost through day to day activities, and why doctors recommend that we drink at least 2.5 pints/1.5 litres of fluid per day to prevent dehydration.

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  • Tea History

    The history of tea is long, rich and diverse. However, the Chinese deserve the credit for its discovery. Legend has it, in 2737 BC, the Chinese emperor Shen Nung was sitting beneath a tree while his servant boiled drinking water. When some leaves from the tree blew into the water, an unknown mixture was created. Shen Nung, a renowned herbalist

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  • Tea Culture

    Tea has been of such enormous use to mankind that it's served us in ways beyond imagination. For centuries, bundles of tea leaves, also known as tea bricks, were used as a currency. Due to the high value commodity that tea took prestige in being, tea bricks were preferred as currency to their metallic substitutes in many parts of Siberia.

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