Celebrate National Tea Day on April 21.
Tea is one of the healthiest drinks on the planet. It gives us a sense of well-being. You drink tea when you are sick. You offer tea to someone sad, and you drink tea to calm down. Sharing a cup of tea provides a time to connect.
With all these amazing benefits, it’s no surprise we celebrate National Tea Day every year on April 21.
When is National Tea Day?
National Tea Day is celebrated annually on April 21. Founded in 2016, the date was chosen because April 21 is also Queen Elizabeths’ birthday. National Tea Day provides an opportunity for tea drinkers to appreciate the world of tea.
Please note that International Tea Day is celebrated on December 15 every year.
Fun Facts About Tea
People have been enjoying tea for nearly 5000 years. Discovered in China, it is the second most popular drink in the world.
Brits drink an estimated 165 million cups of tea per day, morning, noon, or night. Tea was first introduced to the British almost 400 years ago.
The nation which drinks the most tea is Turkey.
Each day, over 159 million Americans drink tea. The teabag was invented in the US in the early 20th century.
Tea has many health benefits. Antioxidants in tea may help protect against cancers. Drinking tea is also linked with a lower risk of Parkinson’s.
The county’s highest tea production is China, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and Vietnam.
There are over 3000 types of teas. The five main types of tea are white, yellow, green, oolong, black.
How to Make a Proper Cuppa: The British Way Video
The Best Way To Brew Tea in 5 Steps
- Fill your kettle with fresh water. Water that has been previously boiled loses oxygen and can weaken the flavor of your tea.
- Heat your tea to the proper temperature. If using an electric kettle with a temperature setting, set it to 200 for black tea.
- Warm the teapot or your mug with a splash of hot water.
- Add your tea to a teapot or mug.
- Pour the water and brew the tea. Steep tea for 5 minutes.
Famous Storybook Tea Parties
Alice in Wonderland: A mad tea party.
Mary Poppins: Tea Party on the ceiling.
Harry Potter: Tea on their way to school on the Hogwarts Express.
The Lion Witch and the Wardrobe: Tea with sardines on toast.
Anne of Green Gables: Anne serves a red drink that turns out to be wine.
Quotes for Tea Lovers
Tea! Bless ordinary everyday afternoon tea!
A cup of tea makes everything better.
No matter where you are in the world, you are at home when tea is served.
There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.
A woman is like a teabag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Water is the mother of tea, a teapot its father, and fire the teacher.
The one thing that I cannot live without when I’m traveling is a small container of tea tree oil. It’s not the most glamorous thing, but if you get a cut, a mosquito bite, a small breakout, no matter what it is, it’s my little cure-all. It’s inexpensive, small enough to carry on, and I bring it with me all the time.
I frequently dream of having tea with the Queen.
There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life.
I’m not everybody’s cup of tea. But sometimes criticism can be hurtful. Be respectful. I’m a good piano player, I can sing well, I write good songs. If you don’t like it, fair enough. But give me a break.
Famous Tea Sayings
The spirit of the tea beverage is one of peace, comfort and refinement.
Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors
Where there’s tea there’s hope.
Arthur Wing Pinero
As much as you can eat healthy, it’s also important to remember to drink healthy too. Tea is very healing.
Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.
Tea time is a chance to slow down, pull back and appreciate our surroundings.
When tea becomes a ritual, it takes its place at the heart of our ability to see greatness in small things. Where is beauty to be found? In great things that, like everything else, are doomed to die, or in small things that aspire to nothing, yet know how to set a jewel of infinity in a single moment?
Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things.
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.
Some people will tell you there is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every morning, we choose between milk or tea or coffee. Usually, I know what I like, but I don’t rule out changing my idea sometimes. The editing process is one of the most important parts of everyday life. The same is with my work: mistakes are part of the decision-making process.
Hello, is it tea you’re looking for?
I love to drink tea each day because it brings out my inner tranquili-tea.
You’re so brew-tiful.
What do you call a dinosaur drinking tea? A Tea-Rex!
The tea drinker tends to get the most work done because they are full of creativi-tea.
I’m so tired, I want to go to steep.
People who drink a lot of tea each day tend to be on the chat-tea side.
Can’t we all just get oolong?
For tea’s a jolly good fellow.
Sweet dreams are made of teas.
Captions for Instagram
The Cup of Life
Where there’s tea, there’s happiness.
You’re my bes-tea.
Tea is always a good idea.
Tea is my therapy.
Time to Par-tea!
You, me and a cup of tea.
Keep calm and put the kettle on.
Sip Sip Hooray!
Anytime is teatime.
Call me the queen of caffeine.
Now, it’s time for tea. Enjoy!
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