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    Could you pls confirm if tea water is made up of a mixture of honey and cinnamon powder?

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    Re: Meaning

    It could be. "Tea" simply means something brewed in hot or even cold water.

    There are herbal teas that contain no tea leaves at all. Yours sounds similar to that.


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    This panacea, of cinnamon and honey, is on a Pakistani website. Understand that in Pakistan (or large parts thereof) water is not safe to drink and needs to be boiled. Instead of calling it 'potable' water, they seem to refer to 'safe' water as 'tea water' that is, safe to make tea with and drink.
    The mortality rate for children under-five in Pakistan is 101 deaths per 1000 children.((THAT'S ONE-TENTH OF THE CHILDREN BORN!!)) Water and sanitation related diseases are responsible for 60% of the total number of child mortality cases in Pakistan, with diarrheal diseases estimated at killing over 200,000 under-five years’ children, every year. Unsafe drinking water is shown to lead to poverty through time spent by women and girls to fetch ‘drinkable’ water from long distances. The combination of unsafe water consumption and poor hygiene practices causes hardship due to resultant high costing treatments for water borne illnesses, ...

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    So, what is tea water? In Alasca it's used to wash hands... pls inform, thank's.

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    As David said: "they seem to refer to 'safe' water as 'tea water' that is, safe to make tea with and drink."

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