With a cup of freshly brewed tea, you can indulge in an age-old custom that brings you deep relaxation, healthful rejuvenation—and a sense of wonder as you see what the leaves reveal.
In six simple steps, you'll learn to read tea leaves like a pro. Four sample readings with photos will help you interpret tea-leaf patterns even more easily. You'll also find hundreds of symbols and their meanings, grouped by theme—from animals and sun signs to travel and trees.
—Prepare herbal infusions for better health —Give tea-leaf readings —Host a tea party —Master tea-taking etiquette —Brew the perfect pot
Tea leaf reading, or tasseomancy, has been practiced as a form of divination probably ever since the first cup was brewed. But how does one make sense of the images left at the bottom of a cup? To help lift you over the hump—that clutch moment when you fear you’re floundering in a red sea of Rooibos—and onto the path toward giving dynamic readings, Caroline Dow, author of Tea Leaf Reading for Beginners, offers 10 easy-to-put-into-practice tips for interpretation.
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