Spiced Tea |Facts & Benefits
Throughout history India has been well-known for their love and usage of spices. Spices have been part of their culture and tradition. India produces a variety of spices, many of which are native to the Subcontinent, like other in countries different spices were imported from similar climates and have been cultivated locally for centuries. Spices have been used by Indians because of the medicinal value and as they say it is a “natural Viagra”. Spiced tea or Masala chai , or our take on it here tangy thai chai tea , originated from the South Asia, mainly India.
Who would have thought that spices could also be use in tea? Yes, Spiced tea has many benefits, it tastes good as well! Very flavourful and aromatic due to different spices added. Not only does the tea have its own benefits but the spice you will add as well. Let me list down for you tea lovers the nutritional benefits of spiced tea when consumed in our body and facts about them.
Assam or black tea – this helps reduce overpowering the spices and sweeteners. Black Assam tea is well known for its malty flavour it originated in India, along the Brahmaputra River and close to the borders of Bangladesh and Burma. The Assam region is known for being the largest tea growing cultivators in the world that has a long season; they also cultivate camellia sinensis plants. As many other teas, black tea is also packed with antioxidants that help fight against free radicals and cancer-growing cells, But black tea is not as packed as green or white teas. Black tea contains caffeine which is another reason why some people do not like it, that is also why the tea may be revised, though the traditional way is matchless.
Many tea lovers’ nowadays enjoy making spiced tea using other types of teas and making their own tea recipe adding the types of herbs and spices they want creating their very own version. Black teas help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, help improve blood circulation; It also decreases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, and decrease the risk of damage cell that may lead to cancer. Enhance our immune system, very helpful in relieving the tensions and nerves.
Milk – everybody needs milk to build up our bones stronger, milk is highly rich in calcium and our body and bones need calcium. yes spicy chai tea has milk in it, whether it be cow milk or buffaloes though it is stated in the ingredients for this tea that buffaloes milk is used, however *if you don’t like putting milk you can always replace it with water anyways*
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