The History of Tea

With help from amusing animations by Steff Lee, tea educator Shunan Teng from Tea Drunk explains the origin and history of tea, the world’s second most consumed beverage after water.

“From sugary Turkish Rize tea to salty Tibetan butter tea, there are almost as many ways of preparing the beverage as there are cultures on the globe. Where did this beverage originate, and how did it become so popular?”

Previously from TED-Ed: Why Sloths Are So Slow