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A Refreshing Cup of Tea

It is said that in 2732 BC, Shen Nung, the second emperor of China was drinking a cup of hot water. Accidently some tea leaves blew into his cup of hot water. The emperor sipped the water seeped with tea leaves and the rest is history. By 400 AD Tea had become an important aspect of Chinese culture. The detailed recipes of Tea and methods to enhance its flavour by adding spices and citrus concentrates were documented. Chinese traditional physicians had discovered the health benefits of drinking tea and promoted its consumption. Gradually, as Chinese trade developed with other countries …

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