In 2737 BC, the Chinese Emperor Tabib and secondly, Shen Nung find tea. They call cha, which is now widely known throughout the world, was introduced to him by the power of creation.
Ancient medicine was born with magical way usually have a lot of benefits. Tea and how tea drinking, was not immune from it.
Tea has played an important role in history, both as a medium of exchange and tribute, both family affairs and for matters concerning the kingdom. Ancient Chinese people named types of tea with wonderful names, such as Buddha Hands, Fragrance Bening, Kung-Fu Tea, Great White, Black Heaps, Supreme Red Cloak (the tea was so delicious according to the story, until the caisar themselves willingly left red cape glory by climbing and taking more tea shoots).
There is also the opinion explains that the Taoist monks use tea as an ingredient in the elixir of making them immortal. First British man to have and disseminate tea, Thomas Garaway noted in 1658 that tea can cure 24 kinds of diseases.
During the 5,000 years of history, tea has had a place in many rituals that enshrined in many cultures. There is also the opinion, the Arabs showed their generosity by pouring tea until cornucopia, while the Europeans think of each spill tea as a breach of etiquette because it was throwing a very valuable item.
In China, people never pour tea for himself. Everyone should be offered to pour tea for the people sitting nearby.
In Japan, an ancient tea ceremony described the nature of the culture of taste. Attention to every detail host the ceremony arrangements, choice tableware, fabric used and the flow of silence and solidarity during the ritual of tea drinking.
After traveling 5000 years, the tradition of drinking tea in many cultures do not subside, even now growing, tea has become a daily drink special as well as drinks for dinner, even a lot of new findings on the health benefits of tea.
A study says that drinking tea may improve bone mineral density in people at risk for osteoporosis. Another study reported that drinking green tea can reduce inflammation and pain in rheumatoid arthritis.
It is said that a certain tea components such as antioxidant flavonoids, can cause such beneficial effects. Flavonoids have been demonstrated to have the effect of stimulation of the cells that form bone bru.
For those of you that have been rarely drink tea, it’s good to get used to drinking tea, brewed and drank while warm every afternoon.