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TEA IN CHINA…

Tea has a completely different meaning to tea anywhere else. It’s given a much deeper meaning and is considered as one of the seven main daily necessities of life.

They hold tea ceremony’s in China and the four main significances in serving tea are for harmony, reverence, purity and tranquility in relationships.

It is also served between the two matrimonial families in order to show acceptance and appreciation.

The four main teas in China are Green Tea, White Tea, Oolong and Black Tea. They also brew tea completely different to us in the UK and with each different tea its requires its own temperature and is served in certain ways.

There is a special kind of green tea that is considered as the ‘elixir’ of life as it can cure almost everything and the Chinese people save it for their next generations as inheritance.