Slow down, take a break, and sip a cup of tea. That's what Qianlong, the fifth Chinese emperor of the Qing dynasty did on the daily. The successful emperor lived to be 89 years of age.
What was his secret for longevity? He claimed it was tea. Traveling from province to province, one thing he made sure to do was taste the local tea, participating in royal tea ceremonies. Tea has not only been an important part of Chinese culture, it is also a form of medicine.