T ea was discovered accidentally by emperor Shen-Nung, 神農氏, approximately 3,000 years before Christ.
T hroughout history, tea, Camellia sinensis, was intimately related to deities, demi gods, and mortals. In Japan, the monastic use of tea as an aid to meditation was celebrated by linking the plant and its origins to Bodhidharma, Daruma 達摩. … *JAPAN: On the origins of TEA
T he discovery of tea, Camellia sinensis, … INDIA: On the origins of TEA