Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Tea History of tea

Tea is a beverage that contains caffeine, an infusion is made by brewing the leaves, shoots, or stems of dried leaves of Camellia sinensis plants with hot water. Tea comes from tea plants were divided into 4 groups: black tea, oolong tea, green tea and white tea.

The term "tea" is also used for drinks made from fruit, spices or other brewed herbs, for example, rosehip tea, chamomile, chrysanthemum and Jiaogulan. Tea that do not contain tea leaves called herbal teas.

Tea is a natural source of caffeine, theophylline and antioxidant with high levels of fat, carbohydrates or protein is close to zero percent. Tea was a bit bitter when drunk, which is its own pleasure from tea.

Flower tea with a blend of jasmine flower buds called fragrant jasmine tea or jasmine tea is the most popular type of tea in Indonesia. Tea consumption in Indonesia of 0.8 kilograms per capita per year is still far below other countries in the world, although Indonesia is the largest tea producing country in the world's number five.

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