Tea is the most consumed aromatic beverage in the world. Botanical name is camellia sinesis. Chinese character t’u was first used to describe tea, later ch’a developed, which is very closed to Hindi word chai and refer to use all over India.
Today, India is one of the largest tea producers in the world, with over 70% of the tea is consumed within India itself! A number of renowned teas, such as Darjeeling, also grow exclusively in India.