Category: Knowledge

Category: Knowledge

Sip of China’s grassroots democracy at a teahouse
December 17, 2021 tea and chinese culture ctma

HEFEI, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) — The charcoal fire in the stove was red, the pot water had reached a rolling boil and curls of smoke were emanating from porcelain tea bowls, as a dozen villagers sat in a circle to discuss a reconstruction design of an ancient city gate in east China’s Anhui Province. “Your

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Chinese tea culture traced back to 400 B.C.
December 17, 2021 Chinese tea culture, tea and chinese culture ctma

JINAN, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) — An archaeological team from Shandong University, in east China’s Shandong Province, has found the earliest known tea remains in the world, dating back about 2,400 years. The discovery traced physical evidence of the origin of China’s tea culture back to the early stage of the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.),

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Chaozhou tea ritual steeped in history
December 7, 2021 appreciation of chinese tea art, Knowledge, tea customs ctma

From:China Daily For Chaozhou people, a cup of tea is about far more than just quenching their thirst-it is a kind of ritual, communication and relaxation. It finds its full expression in gongfu tea, a local traditional tea ritual prevailing in the city in South China’s Guangdong province. With its set of specific procedures passed

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What is the tree-shaped “Hua Juan Tea” hoarded in the reign of Emperor Jiaqing
November 12, 2021 Chinese tea culture, Industry News, Knowledge, News, tea and chinese culture ctma

Recently, a “Forbidden City tree-shaped “Hua Juan Tea” collected by the Palace Museum during the Jiaqing period of the Qing Dynasty was transported back to its birthplace, Anhua County, Hunan Province, the hometown of dark tea. “Jiaqing imperial tea” returned to its hometown, revealing the past and present lives of Anhua dark tea such as

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A New Theory on How Green Tea Promotes Longevity
November 12, 2021 Knowledge, Tea and Health ctma

From: Tea Biz by Dan Bolton Researchers at ETH Zürich have discovered that green tea catechins are not passive antioxidants but pro-oxidants that act to strengthen cells against attack by free radicals, leading to longer life and greater fitness. Initially, the presence of green tea catechins increases oxidative stress for a short while which has the subsequent

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Drinking green tea may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease
September 28, 2021 Knowledge, Tea and Health ctma

From Xinhua Chinese scientists have found that drinking green tea may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease, Science and Technology Daily reported Monday. With population aging deepening, neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, are showing rapid high incidence rates. Scientists from Anhui Agricultural University and the University of Science and Technology of China have revealed that green tea

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Tea,Exterior for Connotation, Precious for Palatability
September 3, 2021 Knowledge, Tea and Health ctma

China is the hometown of tea and the first country all over the world for tea cultivation and production. Tea has gone through a long time with Chinese nation. Many tea customers have the similar feeling. Once going down the rabbit hole, it is difficult to quit it. Although I can’t say why, it’s just

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The Ancient Tea Horse Road
August 23, 2021 Ancient tea horse road, History of Chinese tea ctma

Source:China highlights. By Kelly Pang The Ancient Tea Horse Road. The Ancient Tea Horse Road (in China) was a trade route mainly through Yunnan, Sichuan, and Tibet. From the 6th century to the 20th century, people in Sichuan and Yunnan provinces traveled by foot and horseback with pack horses to exchange tea for horses with

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