It has long been known: to get something new, it helps to start using a well-forgotten old. We recently made some sort of sensation discovering Russian tea, which is popularly called the simple name is Ivan (Ivan-tea). Meanwhile, the history of use in Russia this miraculous and medicinal plants has centuries.
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History of use in Russia this miraculous and medicinal plants has centuries.
The population of Russia drank Russian tea since ancient times. And not without benefit to health. Koporye tea (it also follows the name of the village near St. Petersburg, where it was produced in large quantities, referred to a drink made from plants with a scientific name of epilobium angustifolium) was once a drink of ordinary Russians. And in Europe, Russia exported this drink in large quantities.
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Tea is also sometimes called Rooibos, robusti, Rooibos, Rooibos, redbush, Redbox (rooibos, lat. Aspalathus Linearis). It is very popular not only at home but also in Japan, Holland, Germany, England and many other countries. In Germany, this popular drink is called the Massai Tea or Tea Bushmen.
The production of this tea are the needle-like leaves of the plant, which, depending on treatment remain green or acquire a brick-red tint. For the manufacture of green Rooibos leaves after harvest immediately steamed to stop the fermentation process. Green Rooibos tea leaves are more delicate (grassy) taste, and when welding give a light color. The red Rooibos is a natural process of fermentation is finished, then the leaves traditionally get dried up in the sun. The infusion of the Rooibos itself has a sweet taste, but it usually additionally do is more sweet and diluted with milk. Continue reading
Green tea has become an integral part of modern life. For Europeans it was known for centuries, and in the East have long been used as a medicine against various diseases. Today it is used for cosmetic procedures and in folk medicine, but probably still hides a lot of unsolved mysteries. Interestingly, green and black tea — the same Bush that grows in Southeast Asia. Differ only in how the processed tea leaves: green dry less fermented, in addition to the fermentation process, it is further treated with steam, which helps to retain its natural color and flavor of greens.
Not coincidentally, this is called a wonder of the world. The legend says that today, green tea is the most popular drink in the world. When the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung spent meditating in his garden by accident in a boiling water fell a few fallen leaves of tea tree, which gave a wonderful aroma and taste. Chinese Continue reading