After water, tea is the most popular beverage on the planet. The tea plant’s scientific name is Camellia sinensis and its related to the Camellia japonica, a familiar tree or shrub. Grown best in tropical and subtropical climates with abundant rainfall and rich soil, the tea plant can grow to he...
Tea’s Noble Birth—True Serendipity
Tea’s birth story is infused with a blend of myth and fact and coloured by ancient concepts of spirituality, and philosophy. According to ancient legend in China, the story of tea began in 2737 B.C. when the Chinese Emperor Shen Nong, a skilled ruler and scient...