, Beijing, January 29th (Liu Huan) After outdoor activities such as camping and Frisbee set off a trend among urban youth groups, "making tea around the stove" has become a "new Internet celebrity".

A clay oven, a pot of hot tea, and friends... Renaissance-style tea parties around the oven will become a new way of social consumption for many young people.

  However, there have been many incidents of carbon monoxide poisoning caused by cooking tea around the stove recently.

Why do young people like to drink tea?

What is the correct way to open the stove to make tea?

Data map: Photo by Wang Titi of the "cooking tea around the stove" set meal in a place in Zhejiang

And try a new tea with a new fire, set up a fire to roast cotton

  It is understood that as early as the Tang and Song Dynasties, China had the custom of decocting tea soup and talking at night around the stove.

There are two main ways of making tea: one is fire-roasted tea in Yunnan, that is, tea is roasted on the fire pond with clay pots, and then brewed with water; the other is canned tea in Gansu, which is boiled in small clay pots Cook, add red dates, wolfberry and other materials.

  Up to now, the "fire" of cooking tea around the stove is burning vigorously among urban youth groups.

On the basis of traditional customs, the current tea brewing around the stove also incorporates trendy elements.

  The teapot can not only cook traditional rock tea and Pu'er tea, but also milk tea, coffee, fruit wine, etc.

The place to drink tea also extends from the small courtyard to the mouth of the alley, the river bank, or burn charcoal to make tea by yourself at home.

Some people also put sweet potatoes, peanuts, chestnuts, and even marshmallows on the iron grid for roasting. noticed that at present, cooking tea around the stove is still at the forefront of social consumption.

A social media platform has more than 720,000 notes sharing gameplay strategies, and the short video platform has 4.59 billion video views on the topic of making tea around the stove.

  While the topic is hot, e-commerce platform merchants are also moving after hearing the news.

From teapots and tea bowls to charcoal stove Shau Kei, merchants have put the label of "brewing tea around the stove".

If you want to buy a set of "standard equipment around the stove" at home, you only need to buy charcoal stoves, teapots and other appliances, and the cheapest ones cost hundreds of yuan.

  The average price of a single consumption package in offline stores is around 300 yuan, including tea and some baked refreshments.

  The price of making tea once is not low, but the staff of a teahouse in Yangzhou said in an interview with the media: "The business is unexpectedly good."

Data map: A teahouse in Chengdu is full of customers "making tea around the stove".

Photo by Yue Yitong

At this time of mood, at this time of day, boil water and drink tea little fairy

  It is understood that cooking tea around the stove has been popular in Lishui, Zhejiang and other places since around 2021, and then gradually spread across the country, and has become another new Chinese-style tea after the popularity of Chinese-style tea with milk tea such as Cha Yan Yue Se.

  Relevant data show that the market size of China's new tea drinks has reached 77.29 billion yuan in 2020, and it is estimated that by 2030, the market size will be close to 200 billion yuan.

  People in the industry believe that, driven by the rise of the national trend and the Internet celebrity economy, cooking tea around the stove has strong social attributes and can provide emotional value, and may become a new custom of tea culture.

  The emotional value provided by cooking tea around the stove is exactly the "relaxation" that has been hotly discussed in society in recent years.

  Zhu Jinwu, a national senior tea artist and national senior tea reviewer, once told the media that the popularity of "cooking tea around the stove" has a lot to do with its own charm.

"The temperature is low in winter, and everyone sits around the stove watching the tea boiling and steaming, which is more visually comfortable, and it can also evoke childhood memories of warming in the firepit."

  Boiling tea, exquisite snacks, faint tea flavor... Cooking tea around the stove brings Chinese aesthetics to the extreme, allowing young people to temporarily withdraw from urban life, and exchange the social scene of consumption for a moment of "relaxation".

It is also just as Zhou Bangyan said in the words of Zhou Bangyan in the Song Dynasty: "At this time, the mood is at this time, and there is nothing wrong with the little god."

Data map: Photo by Wang Titi of the "cooking tea around the stove" set meal in a place in Zhejiang

Carbon monoxide poisoning incidents occurred in many places found out that carbon monoxide poisoning incidents frequently occurred while making tea around the stove while swiping the screen.

  Recently, the 120 Emergency Center of Yangzhong City, Jiangsu Province received an emergency call. A mother and child were lying at home. When the emergency team arrived, they had no heartbeat.

Afterwards, it was learned that the mother and son died of carbon monoxide poisoning after a meal at home by making tea around the stove.

  In addition, carbon monoxide poisoning incidents have occurred in many places such as Shanghai, Wuhan, and Shandong due to improper cooking of tea indoors.

  Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas. When coal stoves, wood stoves, or gas are used in a confined space, carbon monoxide will be produced if carbonaceous substances are incompletely burned.

After inhalation, the human body will experience symptoms such as headache, dizziness, palpitations, and nausea.

  Zhao Li, chief physician of the emergency department of Fuxing Hospital Affiliated to Capital Medical University, once told the media that carbon monoxide can cause tissue suffocation in the human body and has a toxic effect on tissue cells throughout the body, especially the cerebral cortex.

  The Fire Rescue Detachment of Daxing District, Beijing had previously organized a simulation experiment to verify the safety of making tea indoors around a stove.

  In a closed room of about 60 square meters, firefighters lit a charcoal fire and monitored carbon monoxide emissions in real time.

In just 15 seconds, the carbon monoxide detector sounded the alarm (the detector will alarm when the carbon monoxide concentration reaches 0.002%).

  At 1 minute and 50 seconds, the carbon monoxide concentration has exceeded 0.01%.

In less than 3 minutes, a large piece of paper under the iron basin was burnt, and the bamboo shelf was also blackened.

  Firefighters said that once the concentration of carbon monoxide reaches 0.05%, it can poison people, cause coma, and even endanger life.

Burning charcoal fires indoors presents a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and fire.

He emphasized that when using charcoal fire, keep the windows open for ventilation, pay attention to your physical condition at all times, and do not pile up flammable and explosive materials around the stove.