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  • leaves
  • Steam distilled from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia tree, tea tree oil contains approximately 100 different chemicals. (hubpages.com)
  • 17th century
  • During the 17th century, drinking tea became fashionable among Britons, who started large-scale production and commercialization of the plant in India to bypass the Chinese monopoly. (wikipedia.org)
  • Starting in the early 17th century, the Dutch played a dominant role in the early European tea trade via the Dutch East India Company . (wikipedia.org)
  • As Europeans developed a taste for tea in the 17th century, rival companies were formed to import the product from China . (wikipedia.org)
  • Alzheimer's
  • There is preliminary evidence that the caffeine from long-term tea (or coffee) consumption provides a small amount of protection against the progression of dementia or Alzheimer's disease during aging, although the results across numerous studies were inconsistent. (wikipedia.org)
  • polyphenol
  • In particular, they discuss a type of polyphenol called a flavonol, found in tea and thought to have anti-cancer, cholesterol-lowering and nerve-protection properties. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Darjeeling
  • Transfer of technology to its member estates is carried out through its advisory network covering 1,076 tea estates occupying 341,049 hectares (1,317 sq mi) of land spread over The South Bank, North Bank, Upper Assam , Cachar , Tripura , Dooars , Darjeeling and Terai . (wikipedia.org)
  • It include tea estates and facilities in the districts of Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar, Kishanganj and North Dinajpur in West Bengal. (wikipedia.org)
  • North Bengal has about 450 tea gardens spread out in the Darjeeling Hills, Terai, and Dooars regions that are registered as sellers in the Siliguri Tea Auction Centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the year 1840 tea was planted in Darjeeling district and adjacent areas in North Bengal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Small tea growers are largely concentrated in North Dinajpur, Kishanganj, Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar, and at the foothills of the Darjeeling Hills. (wikipedia.org)
  • cheaper
  • These high taxes, combined with the fact that tea imported into the Dutch Republic was not taxed by the Dutch government, meant that Britons and British Americans could buy smuggled Dutch tea at much cheaper prices. (wikipedia.org)
  • world's
  • It was not until the mid Tan Dynasty (618-907 AD), that a man named Lu Yu summarized the knowledge and experience of his predecessors and contemporaries into the world's first compenduim on tea , Ch'a Ching , "The Classic of Tea ," also known as, " Cha Jing . (everything2.com)
  • cultivation
  • Research on all aspects of tea cultivation and processing is carried out at the Tocklai Tea Research Institute, Jorhat, the oldest and the largest research station of its kind in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tea cultivation in the North Bengal began about 120 to 150 years ago in Dooars region, during the colonial British Raj period. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • Herbal teas can also have different effects from person to person, and this is further compounded by the problem of potential misidentification. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although England and other Northern European languages share a liking for tea with the rest of the world, the word they use, "tea," is far different than the sounds that the rest of the world uses for the drink. (everything2.com)
  • Assam
  • The Tocklai Tea Research Institute (formerly Tocklai Experimental Station) was established in 1911, at a site near the River Tocklai in Jorhat , Assam . (wikipedia.org)
  • The initial construction of a laboratory and two bungalows was funded by the tea industry, subsidised by the national government of India, and the Indian states of Assam and Bengal. (wikipedia.org)
  • plant's
  • So while touching the actual plant's juices may give you a rash, sipping hot tea made from Chrysanthemum flowers has many health benefits. (popsugar.com)
  • theanine
  • Tea also contains theanine and the stimulant caffeine at about 3% of its dry weight, translating to between 30 mg and 90 mg per 8 oz (250 ml) cup depending on type, brand and brewing method. (wikipedia.org)
  • straightforward
  • Pu'er tea processing , although straightforward, is complicated by the fact that the tea itself falls into two distinct categories: the "raw" Sheng Cha and the "ripe" Shou Chá. (wikipedia.org)
  • leaf
  • Maocha can be sold directly to market as loose leaf tea, compressed to produce "raw" shēngchá , naturally aged and matured for several years before being compressed to also produce "raw" shēngchá or undergo Wo Dui ripening for several months prior to being compressed to produce "ripe" shóuchá . (wikipedia.org)
  • I prefer the loose leaf tea because of the flavor difference. (healingwell.com)
  • Chinese
  • It was popularized as a recreational drink during the Chinese Tang dynasty , and tea drinking spread to other East Asian countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Chinese character for tea is 茶 , originally written with an extra stroke as 荼 (pronounced tú , used as a word for a bitter herb), and acquired its current form during the Tang Dynasty . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Dutch borrowed the word for "tea" ( thee ) from Min Chinese , either through trade directly from Hokkien speakers in Formosa where they had established a port, or from Malay traders in Bantam , Java . (wikipedia.org)
  • This article is about the Chinese tea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chinese myth attributes the origin of the drink cha , Chinese for tea , to King Shen Nong , also known mythologically as the father of agriculture and medicine. (everything2.com)
  • How did we get from the Chinese, " cha ," to something like, " tea ? (everything2.com)
  • Initially, in the ancient Chinese written language a distinct character meaning tea did not exist. (everything2.com)
  • A 2013 study additionally indicated that some teas contained lead (mostly Chinese) and aluminum (Indian/Sri Lanka blends, China). (wikipedia.org)
  • The tea is prescribed in Chinese medicine for influenza, and it has a cooling effect on the body, so it is used for treating heatstroke . (popsugar.com)
  • consumption
  • While most herbal teas are safe for regular consumption, some herbs have toxic or allergenic effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • The UK does not require herbal teas to have any evidence concerning their efficacy, but does treat them technically as food products and require that they be safe for consumption. (wikipedia.org)
  • Parliament laid additional taxes on tea sold for consumption in Britain. (wikipedia.org)
  • centre
  • The formation of the Tea Research Association (TRA) in 1964 with Tocklai at the centre of all activities further expanded the horizon of tea research to cover the entire Northeast India. (wikipedia.org)
  • Siliguri Tea Auction Centre was established in the year 1976 for the better marketing facility of the local tea products. (wikipedia.org)
  • This tea auction centre has immensely reduced the travel time of tea growers of North Bengal to market the end product at this centre either wise this tea growers had to market them at Guwahati Tea Auction centre which is about 500 km from Siliguri. (wikipedia.org)
  • Siliguri Tea Auction Centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • protests
  • In today's Cato Daily Podcast , John Samples discusses what the "Tea Party" protests mean for the GOP. (cato.org)
  • The Tea Party became an iconic event of American history, and since then other political protests such as the Tea Party movement have referred to themselves as historical successors to the Boston protest of 1773. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bengal
  • The North Bengal Tea Industry production areas are in the North Bengal region of West Bengal state, in Eastern India. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are 30,000 such small tea growers in North Bengal and total production is around 91 million kg, which is almost 32.5% of North Bengal's tea production of 280 million kg. (wikipedia.org)
  • iconic
  • With their iconic bud shape and petaled blooms, hybrid tea roses are well worth the effort of growing them. (bhg.com)
  • fairly
  • Most of the studies done on the potential health benefits of tea used fairly large amounts of tea-more than 5 cups daily. (healthline.com)
  • market
  • The biggest market for illicit tea was England-by the 1760s the East India Company was losing £400,000 per year to smugglers in Great Britain -but Dutch tea was also smuggled into British America in significant quantities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although hybrid tea roses are some of the more finicky roses on the market, they can be truly rewarding. (bhg.com)
  • cake
  • When Ch'a Ching was written during the Tang Dynasty , the so called Classical school of tea, cake tea , that was boiled, was being prepared. (everything2.com)
  • Entrance fee includes tea and cake. (timeout.com)
  • However the cake-like 'Puh Er' or 'Poo Nay' tea has a decided actinomycete taste. (bio.net)
  • loose
  • The Ringtons Online Store provides teas, coffees, loose teas, sweets, biscuits and gifts to purchase online and delivered worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • it is so much fun to make loose tea with a proper set! (healingwell.com)
  • Dutch
  • The Dutch then introduced to other European languages this Min pronunciation for tea, including English tea , French thé , Spanish té , and German Tee . (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1767, to help the East India Company compete with smuggled Dutch tea, Parliament passed the Indemnity Act, which lowered the tax on tea consumed in Great Britain, and gave the East India Company a refund of the 25% duty on tea that was re-exported to the colonies. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • In clinical research over the early 21st century, tea has been studied extensively for its potential to lower the risk of human diseases , but none of this research is conclusive as of 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • Foliar diseases are a major problem with roses, and hybrid teas are especially susceptible. (bhg.com)
  • nutrients
  • The following chart shows the nutrients for which Healthy Lifestyle Tea is either an excellent, very good, or good source (below the chart you will find a table that explains these qualifications). (whfoods.com)
  • Search
  • If you arrived at this page direct from a search engine or other web site, please see the Cat-Tea Clips home page for important information about these images. (angelfire.com)