Organic Masala Chai
Masala Chai, which is known as spiced tea, has been used in traditional Indian medicine for its many health benefits, Our Masala Chai uses high quality black tea from the Assam region of India. This tea is traditionaly enjoyed with milk and sugar, but it can also be enjoyed plain!
Improves digestion, prevents and manages stomach ulcers, protects against symptoms of colds and flu, and stimulates blood circulation. It has also been shown to be a very potent inhibitor of inflammatory compounds that contribute to arthritis and rheumatic conditions. Ginger also reduces blood cholesterol by improving liver function.
- The University of Maryland conducted research into the effect of 1g of ginger on morning sickness and found it to be more effective than a placebo at relieving symptoms.
- The University of Minnesota carried out studies that showed the growth of colorecal cancerous cells being slowed by treatment with ginger.
- Studies at the University of Michigan showed that ginger was as effective at destroying cancerous cells as standard platinum-based chemotherapy drugs.
Numerous studies show that cinnamon regulates blood sugar, making it a great choice for diabetics and hypoglycemics alike. It lowers LDL cholesterol and has a regulatory effect on blood sugar, making it especially beneficial for people with Type 2 diabetes. Cinnamon is also known for its antifungal and antibacterial properties, making it effective in fighting yeast infections. It is also known for counteracting bad breath. It’s been proven effective for menstrual pain and infertility. Cinnamon contains a natural chemical called cinnamaldehyde, which studies show increases the hormone progesterone and decreases testosterone production in women, helping to balance hormones.Cinnamon holds promise for various neurodegenerative diseases, including: Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, brain tumor, and meningitis, according to research at the Cytokine Research Laboratory, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Texas. Their research shows that cinnamon reduces chronic inflammation linked with these neurological disorders.
- Digestion – Cardamom is related to ginger and can be used in much the same way to counteract digestive problems. Use it to combat nausea, acidity, bloating, gas, heartburn, loss of appetite, constipation, and much more.
- Detoxify – This spice helps the body eliminate waste through the kidneys.
- Halitosis – In India they chew cardamom after meals or whenever they need to freshen their breath.
- Diuretic – Part of the reason cardamom is such a good detoxifier is thanks to the diuretic properties. It helps clean out the urinary tract, bladder, and kidneys, removing waste, salt, excess water, toxins, and combating infections too.
- Depression – The science behind the antidepressant qualities of cardamom hasn’t been studied yet, but Ayurvedic medicine swears by the tea as a means to fight depression.
- Oral Health – Apart from helping with bad breath, cardamom is used for mouth ulcers and infections of the mouth and throat.
- Cold and Flu – This pungent spice may help prevent and relieve cold and flu symptoms. It’s also used for bronchitis and coughs.
- Cancer – Animal studies are showing promise that cardamom protects against, inhibits growth, and even kills some cancers.
- Blood Pressure – As a diuretic and fiber rich spice, cardamom significantly lowers blood pressure.