Teas can be served hot or iced and makes for a tasty and aromatic beverage that also brings with it multiple health benefits. Teas have enjoyed a truly great reputation since ancient times and have been used to treat various illnesses and ailments throughout the years.
Tea actually originated from Southwest China where it was initially used as medicinal drinks. It later became popular as a recreational drink during the Chinese Tang dynasty which later spread widely to other East Asian countries. Eventually tea was introduced to Europe by the Portuguese in the 16th century. Tea drinking became fashionable among the Britons in the 17th century.