Tea is the most drunk beverage in the world (second only to water itself).
Yet - despite this popularity, tea is often so easily misunderstood!
(Perhaps this is from many years of being tucked away in a teabag - we are less able to recognize tea when we see it!)
Tea comes from 1 species of plant: Camellia sinensis is the botanical name and Tea is the common name.
Somehow we ended up calling all the beautiful leaves, flowers, spices, roots, barks and berries that belong to completely different plants by the very name of a unique plant called Tea.
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