A Tea Shoppe

Tea Antiques

Tea began as a tradition in China more than 5,000 years ago. The story goes an early emperor believed drinking boiled water for hygienic purposes. One summer day while visiting a distant region of his realm, he and the court stopped to rest. In accordance with his ruling, the servants began to boil water for the court to drink. Dried leaves from the near by bush fell into the boiling water, and tea infused into the water. The Emperor was interested in the new liquid, drank some, and found it very refreshing. And so, according to legend, tea was created.



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