Kashmiri Chai Tea
Nourish, centre and enliven with this sweet and spicy comforting tea.
Ingredients: Black tea, Ceylon cinnamon, ginger, clove, cardamom, black pepper, star anise, licorice root.
Black tea (Camellia sinensis): Naturally occurring caffeine in black tea for an energy boost in the morning. Black tea is packed full of antioxidants.
Ceylon cinnamon (cinnamomum verum): Traditionally used to reduce menstrual pain and aid in the treatment of IBS.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.): Ginger is commonly used in clinical practice for reducing nausea, stomach cramps and discomfort and to detoxify the body.
Clove (Trifolium pratense): contains high amounts of antioxidant, assisting with cell repair and growth.
Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum): Cardamom in Ayurvedic medicine has been found to reduce symptoms of bloating, acid reflux, flatulence, and nausea.
Black pepper (Piper nigrum): It has been found to reduce pain and inflammation due to it containing the constituent piperine.
Star anise (Illicium verum): In Ayurvedic medicine, star anise is used to treat respiratory conditions, digestive issues and nausea. Star anise has also been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for its warming and nourishing qualities.
Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra): In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), licorice is used to clear heat and dispel toxicity as it tonifies the Basal Qi and nourishes the Spleen Qi. In Western herbal medicine, licorice is viewed as an adrenal tonic as it nourishes the adrenal glands and supports energy regulation. Licorice has also traditionally been used as an immune tonic to soothe a sore throat.
Instructions: 1 tsp in 250ml. Brew for 3-5mins at 100°C. Best sipped with milk and honey.
Formulated by a naturopath.
Handcrafted in South Australia by Gaia Botanica.