Tea Facts


  • The most interesting of tea facts is that all tea comes from the same plant, Camellia Sinensis. This tea plant is an evergreen which can reach a height of over 30 feet if left to grow in the wild. ​​

  • There are four main types of tea: white, green, oolong, and black. But depending on the influence of culture, these four types can turn into thousands of varieties. 

  • Drinking milk may mean stronger bones, but the same goes for a cup of tea! 

  • In one day, an experienced tea picker can collect around 70 pounds of tea! That's enough tea to make 14 000 cups! 

  • Did you know that tea can help abate your appetite? Good news for people who are dieting. 

  • Tea can also help regulate cholesterol.  

  • Drinking tea is also good for the heart. 

  • To get the most flavor and benefits out of tea, try brewing it by loose leaf instead of by tea bag. You will find a whole new world of tea awaits! 

  • More tea facts about health suggest that tea may help prevent certain cancers, and tea has been known to fight tumors. 

  • A cup of tea may keep the dentist away. This is because tea helps fight cavities.

  • Drinking tea helps boost the immune system do to its natural antibacterial properties.

  • One cup of white tea contains the same amount of antioxidants as 10 cups of apple juice!

  • Although many tea facts point to white and green teas as being the healthiest, a cup of black or oolong tea proves just as good.