Wednesday, January 28, 2015

How to Make Chai Tea for Improved Health

How to Make Chai Tea to Reduce Inflammation, Strengthen Immunity, and Improve Digestion

3 cups spring water

1 cinnamon stick

2 tablespoons grated, fresh ginger

1/2 teaspoon each whole clove

8 cardamom pods

1 cup organic full-fat coconut milk

Sweeten to taste with raw honey


Simmer spices in water for 10 minutes. Add coconut milk and sweetener. Strain before serving.

Main Ingredients and Health Benefits

Cardamom is said to benefit the lungs, kidneys, and heart. It is also a mood elevator.

Cloves have antiseptic properties that boost the immune system and help the body to fight infection. Cloves are incredibly beneficial to the intestinal tract

Cinnamon is also thought to help lower blood sugar and cholesterol and may help fight colon cancer.

Ginger helps to reduce inflammation, strengthen the immune system and improve digestion, prevent cancer by encouraging apoptosis and inhibiting cancer cell proliferation, ease asthma and support cardiovascular health.

Thanks for reading,
Laurel ♥

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