All About Indian Spiced Chai Black Tea
This spiced chai tea is a delicious combination of black tea and the spices that make chai into such a unique flavor.
You'll catch hints of coriander, fennel, cinnamon, cardamom, and lemongrass as you steep and sip this aromatic tea.
Stress and Anxiety: Compounds in black tea may help us recover from the daily stresses in life.
Weight Loss: Mice fed a black tea supplement while on a high sugar diet had less weight gain and a greater metabolism than mice who didn't receive the black tea supplement.
Cancer Prevention: Antioxidants, like the polyphenols, catechins, and theaflavins in black tea, may reduce the development and spread of cancer.
Diarrhea: Diarrhea symptoms can be reduced by the high amounts of tannins in black tea.
Diabetes: Lab rat experiments show that black tea is beneficial in both lowering blood sugar levels and reducing diabetic cataracts.
Headaches: If you're suffering from a tension headache, the antioxidants in black tea can help relieve it faster than standard painkillers.
Oral Health: According to the American Society for Microbiology: “compounds in black tea may attack the harmful bacteria in your mouth that cause gum disease and cavities.”
Origin: Sri Lanka, India, Egypt, and Thailand
Caffeine Level: High, more than half what you get in a cup of coffee.
Brewing Hot: Use 1 tsp per 8oz of boiling water, and let steep for 3-7 minutes.
Brewing Cold: Steep 6 teaspoons in a quart of boiling water, then add 3 quarts cold water and refrigerate.
Mix With: Milk, sugar