Tea is a very common beverage all over the world these days. It is nourishing as well as refreshing. It grows in hilly areas. Its plant is very small. Tea res is generally of two colors-black and green. They are available in packets of different sizes. Tea is prepared by putting a few leaves into boiling water. After a little stirring, milk, and sugar are mixed with it. Some people like to add a little salt instead of sugar and some take tea without milk. Some would like to have tea with a little lemon instead of milk. Tea growing has now become a large industry. Some of the best tea gardens in India are found in the Kangra Valley and Assam. It’s interesting to see men and women plucking tea leaves. Thousands of workers depend on the tea business. People generally take tea in the morning or in the evening. But in India every time is tea time. Whenever a guest drops in, he expects to be entertained with tea. After a day’s hard work, a cup of tea is very refreshing. When taken hot, it gives warmth to the body. It is also sometimes used as a medicine for cold and fever. But too much tea is harmful.