Tea has always been one of the most traditional drinks in Tibet, and the Tibetan people love tea far more than people in other parts of China. Tibetans are basically inseparable from tea every day, and drinking tea is as inseparable as eating them. Tea culture has a long and long history in Tibet. Today we will travel to Tibet to experience the Tibetan culture hidden in tea.
According to historical records, tea was introduced during the Tubo period. At that time, the king was impressed by the fragrance of the tea after tasting the tea. This habit of drinking tea has continued from that time and has become a necessary stage in people's daily life.
Tibet is dry and cold all year round, so it is difficult to grow enough vegetables for people to use. However, most of the Tibet region eat food such as beef and mutton. If you want to digest these oily foods, you need enough vitamins to help our gastrointestinal motility and digest the meat effectively. But the lack of vegetables prevents the body from effectively metabolizing meat.
The tea contains a lot of vitamins and tea polyphenols, which has a good effect on clearing heat and detoxification, which can make up for this problem, help the Tibetan people digest food, and can also play a role in strengthening the body. The vitamins in tea can make up for the lack of vegetables, help the body excrete excess waste, improve the body's metabolic rate, and adapt to the climate of Tibet.
Therefore, tea is essential in the diet structure in Tibet. This is why there are always tea figures in the streets and alleys of Tibet