History of Tea in China

China

Legend claims that the discovery of tea occurred accidentally by the Emperor Shen Nung of China in 2737BC.

Japan

It later spread to Japan, by Zen Buddhists by using it as a religious offering and consumed by priests and the royalty.

History Currency

Currency

Tea was traded widely and used as currency amongst the trading nations.

History of Tea in England

England

Tea arrived in England with King Charles II’s Dutch Queen,Catherine of Braganza, who carried tea as a part of her dowry and introduced tea drinking among England’s elite.

History of Tea in India

India

Tea was first introduced into India by the British, in an attempt to break the Chinese monopoly on tea, after the Opium War.

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