Golden spice organic herbal tea
Our naturopath formulated Golden spice organic herbal tea is our take on the traditional Masala Chai. Originated in India in the early 20th century, and literally means “spiced tea”. It is full of revitalising ayurvedic spices, traditionally used to support circulation and aid the digestive system. Best served with milk and honey.
Assam tea – Contains caffeine to increase mental alertness throughout the day but with only half of the amount of caffeine compared to a cup of coffee.
Cardamom pods – Used to aid digestion including heartburn, intestinal spasms and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Ginger – Increases saliva and other digestive fluids, relieving indigestion and aiding digestion.
Cloves – Help improve digestion by stimulating the secretion of digestive enzymes. Cloves also acts as an expectorant, making it easier to cough up phlegm.
Black peppercorns – Increases hydrochloric acid secretion in the stomach, thereby aiding digestion. Pepper also help in the absorption of turmeric.
Cinnamon – Renowned for its antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties. Cinnamon is used in Western herbal medicine for its ability to lower blood sugar by improving insulin resistance.
Turmeric – Contains potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Research shows that inflammation is a contributor to many diseases such as heart disease and Alzheimer’s.
Star anise – Rich in antioxidants which help fight free radicals. Anise also helps improve digestion, alleviate cramps and reduce nausea.
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Golden spice organic herbal tea directions
Add 2 tsp of tea to a mortar and pestle and crush the spices to the release flavour. Transfer to a small saucepan, add 1 cup of milk. Bring the tea to a slow simmer for 5 minutes. Strain and sweeten to taste.
Loose leaf vs. tea bags
One of the main reasons we love loose leaf tea is the flavour. Usually loose leaf tea is higher quality than the tea in tea bags. Sometimes, tea bags are used to disguise lower quality tea leaves, but with loose leaf you can’t get away with that.
Most commercial tea bags are created using plastics, bleaches, glues, staples and other nasty things that are best avoided in your daily cuppa.
Another reason is because we love the environment. We hate to have a compostable material such as organic tea & herbs trapped inside little plastic pouches. Our teas are completely organic, so be sure to empty your loose tea leaves into the compost or the garden.
If you have any questions about our Golden spice organic herbal tea, please contact B inspired healthy lifestyle and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.