There are many myths and legends about the beginning of tea as beverage, the most widely accepted is the following:
The legend said that the tea was discovered by the Chinese Emperor Shen-Nung named "The Divine Farmer" at 2750 B.C. When Shen-Nung was resting under a tree, his gillies approached him a bowl with hot water. Then, a soft breeze made the leaves os a tea tree fell down into the bowl.
"The Labrador Divine" drank the beverage of this bowl. He felt refresh and relax while his mind was in peace.