Tea is generally a drink made from boiling "tea leaves", which are the leaves of the tea plant. Sometimes other plants are used. Usually the leaves are not actually eaten; they are strained out of the broth before the broth is drunk.
Tea may be chilled with ice to make a refreshing drink known as ice tea or iced tea. In particular, chilled sweetened tea (or simply sweet tea) is a common beverage in the American south east
Tea is often sold in bottles with added sugar and lemon juice, to be chilled before use.
Tea is a popular drink mixer in some areas; when mixed with vodka, it is known as an Ice Pick.