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  UK Tea Council : Home : The Home of Tea
For the fascinating history of tea, tea facts, information on tea businesses, tea and education and the best places to enjoy a cup of tea - look no further.
Tea Guild - Some of the quality places to take tea throughout the UK The United Kingdom Tea Council is an independent non-profit making body dedicated to promoting tea and its unique story for the benefit of those who produce, sell and enjoy tea the world over.
Tea themed events were thrown all across the country to raise funds for and awareness of disability.
www.tea.co.uk   (603 words)

  Stash Tea: The History of Tea   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tea importation rose from 40,000 pounds in 1699 to an annual average of 240,000 pounds by 1708.
The first pot of tea was made in the kitchen and carried to the lady of the house who waited with her invited guests, surrounded by fine porcelain from China.
Tea was the major beverage served in the coffee houses, but they were so named because coffee arrived in England some years before tea.
www.stashtea.com /facts.htm   (4211 words)

  BBC - Food - Recipes - Tea
Indian teas may be the most common in Britain, but the origins of tea and the culture of tea-drinking lie in China, where the wild tea plant was first domesticated.
All true teas are made from the processed leaves of varieties of the tea bush, Camellia sinensis, a shrub that was first domesticated in south-western China.
Oolong tea: the raw leaves are sun-wilted and then bruised, which exposes their juices to the air, so the leaves oxidise and start to turn brown like a cut fruit.
www.bbc.co.uk /food/recipes/mostof_tea.shtml   (1064 words)

 Explore Sri Lanka - The Story of Ceylon Tea
Teas from the highest region on the island are described as the ‘champagne’ of Ceylon teas.
The finest teas are gathered from late June to the end of August in eastern districts and from the beginning of February to mid-March in the western parts.
This tea possesses extraordinary quality in liquor, and is composed almost entirely of small “golden tips,” which are the extreme ends of the small succulent shoots of the plant, and the preparation of such tea is, of course, most costly.
www.angelfire.com /wi/SriLanka/ceyl_tea.htm   (4809 words)

 Tea Trove Project - Tea
Tea is a strongly typed, compiled programming language, designed to work within a Java-based hosting environment.
Tea is designed to enforce a separation between data acquistion and presentation, without sacrificing basic programming constructs.
An executing template written with Tea is not able to directly access data from sources such as a database, so there is no need to worry that template writers will be able to accidentally damage mission critical data.
teatrove.sourceforge.net /tea.html   (186 words)

 Tea: A Story of Serendipity
Tea tastes vary, and one aficionado who squirts lemon in his cup may cringe at the sight of another pouring milk or honey.
The tea bag was born the same year as iced tea, and its arrival was equally serendipitous.
After the tea leaves are brewed, the hot tea is transferred from the brewer to a reservoir-type unit with a spigot for dispensing the tea.
www.fda.gov /fdac/features/296_tea.html   (2410 words)

 Tea Glossary
A Chinese fl tea which is fired (dried) over a smoky (pine wood) fire to impart its characteristic smoky flavor.
This tea is typically understood as a lightly fermented tea, between green and fl tea on a continuum.
Tea grown in the Yunnan province, in the southwest of China.
www.tealand.com /Glossary.htm   (1267 words)

Tea bags should be individually wrapped in foil or cellophane to preserve the delicate volatile oils.
Oolong tea is a lightly fermented tea, between green and fl tea on a continuum.
Teas may also be blended to create variations on flavors, and may be flavored with other ingredients, such as jasmine or bergamot.
www.pccnaturalmarkets.com /health/Food_Guide/Tea.htm   (528 words)

 Welcome to the Texas Education Agency
A sixth portal will be home to the agency’s databases of information and the seventh portal will serve ultimately as the home page once a staged conversion to the new portal system is complete.
The switch to the portal system was prompted by a desire to make the TEA website more user-friendly for all audiences.
Visit the webpage for the 4x4 graduation requirements to view the specific requirements adopted by the State Board of Education for students who enter Grade 9 in 2007-08 or later.
www.tea.state.tx.us   (789 words)

 ACS :: Green Tea
Green tea is a drink made from the steamed and dried leaves of the Camellia sinesis plant, a shrub native to Asia.
Black tea is also made from this plant, but unlike green tea, it is made from leaves that have been dried and fermented.
Green tea is usually brewed using 1 to 2 teaspoons of the dried tea in a cup of boiling water or is steeped for 3 to 15 minutes.
www.cancer.org /docroot/ETO/content/ETO_5_3X_Green_Tea.asp?sitearea=ETO   (1331 words)

  BBC NEWS | Health | Cup of tea may help boost memory
Green tea went one step further in that it obstructed the activity of beta-secretase, which plays a role in the production of protein deposits in the brain which are associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Their aim is to work towards the development of a medicinal tea which is specifically aimed at Alzheimer's sufferers.
Black tea - traditional English breakfast tea - is derived from the same plant as green tea, Camellia sinensis, but has a different taste and appearance because it is fermented.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/health/3951003.stm   (583 words)

 Green Tea. Herbal Encyclopedia. Guide to herbs and herbal remedies
Tea as a beverage has been enjoyed in the Orient for well over 3000 years, and has been used in Chinese medicine for nearly as long.
Tea ceremonies of a spiritual nature are very popular and a valuable part of life and culture in Eastern countries (such as the well-known Japanese Tea Ceremony).
Tea plants are native to Southeast Asia, and have been planted widely in tropical and subtropical areas.
www.disabilityuk.com /health/herb_encyclopedia/greentea.htm   (810 words)

 Tea [encyclopedia]
The beverage tea is an infusion made by steeping the dried leaves or buds of the shrub Camellia sinensis in hot water.
Tea is grown primarily in China, India, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Japan, Nepal, and Kenya.
Tea is served both hot and iced, sometimes with lemon, milk, honey, or sugar.
www.artzia.com /Recreation/Indoor/Cuisine/Tea   (1687 words)

 Flickr: Colors of My Dreams' Photostream
Spring is like a perhaps hand (which comes carefully out of Nowhere) arranging a window, into which...
Chinese say its better to be deprived of food for 3 days than tea for...
Tahmima Anam's debut novel "A Golden Age" is an interesting read about a widow (Rehana...
www.flickr.com /photos/66499731@N00   (422 words)

 Rec.food.drink.tea FAQ
Tea is a drink made by infusing leaves of the tea plant (Camellia sinensis, or Thea sinensis) in hot water.
The name 'tea' is also used to refer to the leaves themselves; and it is also the name of a mid- to late-afternoon meal in the British Isles and associated countries, at which tea (the drink) is served along with various foods.
Jasmine tea ranges from abysmal stuff, where the flowers are used to mask the poor quality of the tea, to truly remarkable (and remarkably costly) delicacies.
pages.ripco.net /~c4ha2na9/tea/faq.html   (10598 words)

 Tea News
Among the many kinds of tea in China, perhaps the most well-known is the Longjing green tea grown in Hangzhou of East China's Zhejiang Province.
From the website : Health Tea Wanda The Health Tea Wand is a hand-crafted glass straw that brews and filters tea leaves, herbs, and infusions through specially designed strainer holes in the convenience of a...
The Tea Bag garden is a landscape made of stacked bags of garden soil.
www.topix.net /drink/tea   (667 words)

 Specialty Chinese Teas
The selection of teas includes specially chosen leaves of more familiar varieties of Chinese teas as well as some rare regional teas picked from plantations long known for the teas they grow and process.
While tea plants are all of the same genus, the variety in color, flavor, and aroma is the result of where in is grown, which leaves are picked (bud, new leaf, mature leaf) when it is picked (season or time of day) and how it is processed in order to attain the unique final brew.
For Green teas, downy leaf and white teas made from young buds, 185 F gives the optimum flavor, Black, Oolong and Pu Er teas are best at 208 F. The amount of tea used and the duration of brewing is a matter of personal taste.
www.teapotmart.com /specialityteas.html   (279 words)

 Equal Exchange - Organic Tea   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Whereas the majority of tea comes from plantations, we are working to build an alternative system that supports small-scale tea producers.
Made from a blend of fl teas from the northern state of Dooars and from small farmers in the southern state of Kerala, India, this tea is bright in character with rounded mellow flavor.
This tea is handpicked by the farmer members of the Sanjukta Vikas and Pashok Cooperatives in Darjeeling, India.
www.equalexchange.com /organic-tea   (565 words)

 green tea - Japanese Tea - Teanobi.com
Updated our Japanese tea product lines, added several new powder teas, loose leaf teas and tea bags.
Updated green tea health section: added information about green tea extracts and pills, along with medication complications when taken with green tea.
Updated tea brewing page with some more indepth green tea brewing information.
www.teanobi.com   (249 words)

 Green Tea - Herbal Encyclopedia
It has been shown to reduce the risk of many forms of cancer, and it has the ability to stabilize blood lipids, making it part of an overall cardiac care regimen.
People who are sensitive to, or cautioned to reduce or avoid, caffeine, can still use the decaffeinated form of Green Tea, which is still shown to have the same medicinal properties and qualities.
AllNatural.net and its representatives make no claims as to the ability of plants and their derivitives to cure you or treat you of any ailment known to man. Before using any plants and their derivitives you should seek the advice and training of a qualified professional and your personal physician.
www.allnatural.net /herbpages/green-tea.shtml   (245 words)

 China Tea, Chinese Tea, China Tea Culture: Travel China Guide.com
One day,as he was being poisoned by some herb he had ingested; a drop of water from a tea tree dripped into his mouth and he was saved.
Later in the Southern Song Dynasty, Zen masters brought tea procedures and tea wares from China to Japan, promoting the initiation of the Japanese tea ceremony.
In the Ming Dynasty, tea was sold to Southeast Asian and South African countries.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/cuisine_drink/tea/index.htm   (470 words)

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A website by a pro-fluoridation infant medical group lists a cup of fl tea to contain 7.8 mgs of fluoride (7), which is roughly the same amount as if one were to drink 7.8 litres of water in an area fluoridated at 1ppm.
Existing studies tend to concentrate on active ingredients of green tea, such as epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a compound that belongs to a family of antioxidants known as polyphenols.
The combination of aluminum and fluorides in tea is of urgent concern, due to the increased damage done by fluorides when in the presence of aluminum, especially neurological and renal damage)(17).
www.mercola.com /2000/sep/10/green_tea_fluoride_thyroid.htm   (8399 words)

 Revolution Tea | Premium Tea Company
All orders over $50.00 will qualify for Free Ground Shipping to U.S. locations only.
Revolution teas are blends of premium full-leaf green tea, fl tea, certified organic tea, white tea, red (herbal), peppermint (herbal), chamomile (herbal), aromatic fruits, spices and herbs.
Our innovative and convenient Infuser, Teapot Infuser and Biodegradable Pyramid bags complete the experience steeping the finest cup or pot of tea.
revolutiontea.com   (74 words)

 Tea Leaf Green
5/10/08 - Tea Leaf Green will once again headline the Las Tortugas Dance of the Dead Halloween Celebration at the Evergreen Lodge in Groveland, CA near Yosemite National Park.
Cabins at the lodge will go on sale May 15th at 8 AM.
Green Day: Tea Leaf Green Get Down To Earth At The HighLine
www.tealeafgreen.com   (157 words)

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