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Tea Leaves & Tea Tree 茶叶和茶树

Tea Plantation Tea Leaves & Tea Tree 茶叶和茶树

Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot water over the fresh leaves of an evergreen shrub native to East Asia known as Camellia Sinensis and probably originated in the borderlands of north Burma and southwestern China. The tea plant’s journey is reflected in its name, Camellia Sinensis. Camellia indicates that tea is a woody plant, closely related to the […]

Tea & the Chinese Wedding 茶与中式婚礼

Chinese wedding tea Tea & the Chinese Wedding 茶与中式婚礼

Tea plays a significant part in the Chinese wedding ceremony for the Chinese people. A tea tree cannot be transplanted from another adult tea tree; it only can be grow from a tea seed. Therefore, the Chinese people took tea to symbolize love, loyalty and the expectation of a happy married life. It is difficult to […]

How did the name tea and cha come about?

Japanese Tea How did the name tea and cha come about?

From China to Japan, India to the United Kingdom, tea is an essential to many people like a country’s identity. Though every country has its own word for tea, almost all pronunciations stem from just two root words: ‘te’ and ‘cha.’ Here is the story behind the world’s words for tea. Ancient ChinaIn the early […]