Item # TG-0157
|Tea drinking originated in China in the fifth centuray and spread to Japan. Tea was said to have been discovered accident. Water was boiled customarily prior to drinking for safety purposes. Reportedly some tea leaves blew into a boiling pot of water and the emperor was attracted to the fragrance, drank some, and reported it to be good.
During the time of the Boston Tea Party, many American's started brewing tea from their domestic herbal stocks and coined them "Liberty Teas." Two of the teas in your garden, Lemon Balm and Spearmint were some of these Liberty Teas.