Tea Facts #3
#1 In Tibet Butter Tea is made from Black Tea, Yak butter and salt.
#2 In Egypt Karkade tea is made from hibiscus flower and served both hot or chilled cold.
#3 Genmaicha is a Japanese brown rice green tea consisting of green tea combined with roasted popped brown rice. Although today it is consumed by all segments of society, this type of tea was originally drunk by poor Japanese, as the rice served as a filler and reduced the price of the tea, which is why it is also known as the "people's tea".
#4 Oolong Tea can be brewed upto 3 to 5 times.
#5 Matcha is powedered green tea used in Japanese tea ceremonies.