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History, Benefits and Igredients
The History of Japanese tea ceremony
The Japanese tea ceremony is known by two names Chanoyu and Sado. It was introduced into Japan by way of China. It was perfected by Master Sen no Rikkyu based on the Buddhist religion of Zen. It was spread in the 16th Century.
Green tea itself was brought to Japan 1200-1300 years ago by Japanese monks studying Buddhism in China. Tea had been written and recorded as a medicinal element in Chinese books.
Eisai a buddhist monk learned the manners and rules of tea appreciation. Most of these monks enjoyed rinking tea while in meditation and at the same time reading their scriptures and observing the environment around them. The environment in monasteries are usually peaceful and tranquil.
Shizuoka prefecturew as supposed to be the first place for tea cultivaltion in Japan during the Kamakura period 1185-1333AD
The first shogun of the Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1333AD) enjoyed tea parties bery much. The last Shogun of Japan in the 1800AD turnd large sections of land at Makinohara into tea farms . It is now the largest tea farming area in Japan.
Green tea's scientific name is Camellia Sinensis
Percentage of catechins in tea
Dry black tea 3-10%
1. buid up the immunity system
matcha - young shoots leaves finest in grade
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