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Ivan-tea (more known as «Russian tea») - is a traditional beverage, that was mentioned in Russian annals of 12 th century. Later, in 19th century this herb had a major portion of Russian export. For example, in England and Denmark were imported thousands kilograms of Ivan-tea. It is difficult to believe, because at that time India was one of English colonies and many types of tea were cultivated there. But English puritans, who could afford to choose the best, preferred Ivan-tea to Indian tea. In Russia Ivan-tea was more known as «koporskiy tea». It was made by exclusive enzymatic process. At the end of 19th century they made so many wonderful Ivan-tea, that it became dangerous for financial well being of Ost-Indian tea company, that sold colonial tea. This unique and fragrant tea are made of leaves of Ivan-tea.