Did you know that…

  • There are four main types of tea: white, green, oolong, and black. But depending on the influence of culture, these four types can turn into thousands of varieties.
  • Did you know that tea can help abate your appetite? Good news for people who are dieting.
  • Tea can also help regulate cholesterol.
  • To get the most flavour and benefits out of tea, try brewing it by loose leaf instead of by tea bag. You will find a whole new world of tea awaits!
  • One pound of loose tea can make about 200 cups.
  • Loose leaf tea can stay for about a year if properly stored and sealed.
  • A cup of tea may keep the dentist away, yes I said 'dentist'. This is because tea helps fight cavities.
  • Don't throw that old tea out! Instead try putting it in the refrigerator to help absorb odors, or use in your garden as fertilizer.
  • The Camellia sinensis tea plant can produce tea for 50 years.
  • One cup of white tea contains the same amount of antioxidants as 10 cups of apple juice!
  • Although many tea facts point to white and green teas as being the healthiest, a cup of black or oolong tea proves just as good.
  • The Boston tea party is greatly responsible for the coffee outbreak in America.
  • Hopefully with time America rediscovers tea, and reclaims its lost tea culture.

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