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Tea is so much part of everyday life. There are various legends surrounding the origins of tea.
Perhaps the most famous is the Chinese story of Shen Nung, the emperor and renowned herbalist, who
was boiling his drinking water when leaves from a nearby tea shrub blew into the cauldron. He tasted
the resulting brew, and the beverage of tea was born.
Drinking tea every day can help maintain your health. Tea is a naturally refreshing drink and taken on its own it has no calories,
so it 's the perfect drink to keep you feeling good.
A cup of tea also contains manganese, which is essential for general physical development, and potassium which helps to maintain your body's fluid balance.
Two main types of Tea ; A) Black Tea B) Green Tea
There are two types of Black tea processing : A) Orthodox B) CTC (Cut, Tear, Curl)
Assam is a major growing area covering the Brahmaputra valley, stretching
from the Himalayas down to the Bay of Bengal. Assam tea has distinctive flecked brown and gold leaves
known as "orange" when dried. In flavour it is robust, bright with a smooth,
malt pungency and is perfect as the first cup of tea of the day. Such teas
are used in everyday popular blends because of the full-bodied richness.
Assam tea bushes start growing in March and the first flush is picked for 8 to 10 weeks.
The plucking of the second flush begins in June with most of the production
taking place from July to September. The second flush Assam is the best of the
season and when brewed give a rich aroma, a clear dark red liquor and a strong malty taste.