Spice Up Your Health
Cinnamon: Obtained from the inner bark of several trees from the genus Cinnamomum. Help keep your arteries healthy, manage blood sugar levels, and lower cholesterol. Also possesses powerful antiviral properties
Ginger: Ginger is commonly used to treat various types stomach ailments, including motion sickness, morning sickness, colic, upset stomach, gas, diarrhea, nausea caused by cancer treatment, nausea and vomiting after surgery, as well as loss of appetite. Other uses include pain relief from arthritis or muscle soreness, menstrual pain, upper respiratory tract infections, cough, and bronchitis. Ginger is also sometimes used for chest pain, low back pain, and stomach pain.
Clove: Cloves are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, Syzygium aromaticum. Cloves are native to the Maluku islands in Indonesia and used as a spice in cuisines all over the world.
Cloves are used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine, Chinese medicine, and western herbalism and dentistry where the essential oil is used as an anodyne (painkiller) for dental emergencies. Cloves are used as a carminative, to increase hydrochloric acid in the stomach and to improve peristalsis. Cloves are also said to be a natural anthelmintic. The essential oil is used in aromatherapy when stimulation and warming are needed, especially for digestive problems. Topical application over the stomach or abdomen are said to warm the digestive tract. Clove oil, applied to a cavity in a decayed tooth, also relieves toothache.
Cardamom is a perennial plant native to southern India. According to Ayurveda, an ancient healing tradition, cardamom tea has been used after meals to aid digestion for about 5,000 years. Cardamom contains a natural anti-bacterial quality that helps neutralize dental bacteria. After meals, drinking a cup of cardamom tea can be beneficial for treating bad breath and other oral health issues. Cardamom is also a source of many vitamins and minerals.
Health benefits of black tea
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Granite State –
This is a wonderful chai. There is a lovely taste and aroma of vanilla, cinnamon and spices, not too strong, not too weak. It is unsweetened (the way I like it), so I add a small bit of honey and some whipped milk after I have steeped it. (I dislike many chais I have found elsewhere because they are sooo sugary. No one needs that!) This chai also works well with a typical tea infuser ball as the pieces are large enough not to require a tea sac. I love it! I have shared it with many friends and it is always a huge hit.
I love me a good chai tea and this is one of them! Nice bold flavor. Tastes delicious hot or cold with a bit of milk and honey.
I tried getting my wife other vanilla chai teas from other companies, but she will only accept this one now.
Tip: after the initial steeping, there is plenty of flavor left! A second steeping makes a great less-caffeinated mug, or combine with an unflavored tea for more kick.
Nothing like a great cup of chai tea and this is a great cup. Liovely spice and flavor.
Nice pick me up.
An excellent chai. I have tried it with almond milk and without any additions. Great both ways. Balanced and lovely.
This is really fantastic chai. Goes perfectly with some cream and sweetener. I’ll definitely be ordering this again.