• History

    Where Did Tea Originate?

    Do you like tea? To be honest, I love tea. And sometimes I feel like I don’t know what I would do without tea! So, where did tea originate? Where do all these famous tea drinking customs come from? The Origin of Tea Tea originated in Southwest China and it was first used as a medicinal drink. Later, during the Tang Dynasty, it became popular as a recreational drink and was introduced to other East Asia countries. Soon the Portuguese priests and merchants began introducing it to Europe during the 16th century. By the 17th century tea had become a major part in the British culture, where they started a…