Shandong Culture

24 Solar Terms: 5 things you may not know about Grain Rain

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2018-04-20

24 Solar Terms: 5 things you may not know about Grain Rain

Drinking Tea, by Tian Yun. [Photo/artron.net]

Drinking tea

There is an old custom in southern China that people drink tea on the day of Grain Rain. Spring tea during Grain Rain is rich in vitamins and amino acids, which can help to remove heat from the body and is good for the eyes. It is also said that drinking tea on this day would prevent bad luck.