Masala Chai, a special kind of tea, is a generic term for a spicy and sweet beverage made from creamy milk, cinnamon, ginger, black tea and several other aromatic spices and a rich source of antioxidants.
Original to India, Chai tea is technically a tautology as the original Hindi word, “Chai” translates to tea.
This popular Asian beverage began to gain mainstream usage globally only in recent years and simply became known as, “Chai Tea”.
Chai tea has been known to relieve pains and generally improve general health situations:
Some of the topmost benefits of consuming Chai tea are:
The recipe for making Chai tea contains potent spices such as cloves, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper, coriander seeds, and fennel. However, among these spices, black pepper ginger plays the most important role in aiding digestion.
Black pepper helps in the production of digestive enzymes in the pancreas. By consequence, these enzymes speed up digestive procedures which break down proteins and fats, serving as digestive catalysts.
On the other hand, ginger improves blood circulation, resulting in an optimization of body organs.
Nausea can be a symptom of various medical-related conditions such as Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and can be quite discomforting. Again ginger, one of the many spices in a good Chia tea helps alleviate nausea.
Gingerol and shogaol, primary components of ginger contain anti-inflammatory properties which help soothe nauseousness.
Recall that Chai tea contains aromatic spices. The aroma of the beverage alone is a good way to relieve the senses.
BENEFITS OF THE CLOVE IN CHAI TEA
Cloves are used in treating dental-related aches acting as a homoeopathic remedy for toothaches.
Aside from these mentioned benefits, Chai tea helps to improve heart condition, support the immune system and helps to kick start your day.
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