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Organic chai tea is a traditional beverage enjoyed throughout India, Sri Lanka and many Asian nations. This spicy drink is made by brewing strong, black tea with an assortment of spices. Typically cardamom, cinnamon, pepper and cloves among others. Milk and sugar are commonly added to the Chai tea to balance and enhance its spiciness with milky sweetness.
Clove has been treasured in China and India for thousands of years to soothe illness and encourage health. Rich in nutrients and bio-active elements, clove improves digestion, enhances immunity, controls blood glucose levels, relieves muscle pain and spasms, and protects against degenerative disease.
Ginger has been revered in both Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for its powerful medicinal properties. Consuming ginger helps to combat inflammation, fortify the immune system, improve digestion, ease asthma, and support cardiovascular health.
At one time, cinnamon was more valuable than gold and for good reason. Its signature sweet taste and aroma creates a high market demand. But it is much more than just a delightful spice, it also provides exceptional health-protecting rewards which could include supporting healthy cholesterol levels, balancing blood sugar levels, increasing insulin production, reducing the proliferation of leukemia and lymphoma cells, soothing arthritis pain when combined with honey, migraine and headache relief, improving memory and brain function.
And don’t forget about all the exceptional qualities of black tea. Loaded with polyphenols and other nutrients, black tea strengthens the immune system and is good for the bones, teeth and connective tissues.
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Why Try Chai Tea?
- Containing theaflavins & thearubigins flavonoids which improve insulin sensitivity to protect against diabetes
What are the health benefits of chai tea vs green tea?
Catechins, the antioxidants in green tea, are more concentrated in theaflavins and thearubigins than they are in theanin (catechin) and tricetin (theophylline) products.
Green tea vs Chai Tea Benefits:
Chai tea is made by mixing water with a sweetener, such as honey or sugar (or artificial sweetener), and then steeping herbs such as rooibos, ginger root, green cardamom, black pepper, cloves and cinnamon in the solution.
When chai tea is brewed from herbal teas like rooibos and green tea it could be termed “redbush” or “rooibush” tea. The health benefits of chai include:
- Improving heart health; Weight Management; Mental Alertness; Improved blood circulation; Preventing cancer; Strengthening teeth and bones; Lowers cholesterol levels; Boosts metabolism
Green Tea vs Chai Tea Known Uses:
Green tea is known to ease stress, a common cold and a sore throat.
Chai tea is known to improve heart health, weight management, mental alertness, improved blood circulation and strengthen teeth and bones.
More on Green Tea vs Chai Tea Benefits:
Theanine in green tea helps to relax the mind without inducing drowsiness. Some studies suggest that it can boost metabolism, regulate high blood pressure and support heart health as well as act as an anti-cancer agent.
Some facts about Green Tea & Chai Tea?
EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate), which is an antioxidant found in green tea could help fight against certain types of cancer cells; lower LDL cholesterol levels, decrease atherosclerosis (hardening of arteries), and improve blood circulation; lower blood pressure, inhibit growth of bacteria such as Streptococcus mutans (the bacterium that causes tooth decay).
Green tea vs Chai Tea?
Chai tea contains ingredients such as cardamom, cinnamon, fennel seed, ginger root, cloves and pepper. Some studies have suggested that spices like cardamom may be beneficial in the management of type 2 diabetes.
Chai tea is a spicy drink made from a mixture of different flavors including cinnamon, cloves and ginger. The health benefits of chai include improved heart health, weight management, mental alertness and improved blood circulation. Research suggests that it also lowers cholesterol levels and could help fight certain types of cancer cells.