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Amazing Fun Facts About Tea

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A Good Cup Of Tea Can Make Anything Better

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Genuine “Darjeeling” tea is grown in an area of India at the foot of the Himalayas that’s less than 70 square miles large

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It takes around 2,000 tiny leaves to make just one pound of finished tea

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There are around 3,000 different types of tea. It is the second most consumed beverage around the world, after water.

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People were using ceramic teapots 11,000 ago in Asia and the Middle East.

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Americans tasted their first “iced tea” at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis

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According to legend, tea was discovered by the Chinese emperor Shen Nung in 2737BC

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All teas like black tea, white tea, green tea, oolong tea come from the same plant that is Camellia Sinensis

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The annual consumption of tea is 3.6 billion cups around the world.

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Tea leaves can be used as mosquito repellent. Tea leaves, especially green tea leaves are a natural way of keeping mosquitoes at bay

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Tea was used as a medicine for centuries before it became a daily drink.