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What is Chai?

Chai Masala (/tʃaɪ/; Hindi: मसाला चाय, literally "mixed-spice tea"). Chai is the word for tea in many parts of the world. It is a centuries-old beverage which has played an important role in many cultures. Masala tea is also commonly and redundantly called chai tea in America. Chai from India is a spiced milk tea that has become increasingly popular throughout the world. It is generally made up of rich black tea, heavy milk, a combination of various spices and a sweetener. spices used vary from region to region and among households in India. The most common are cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and pepper. Indian chai produces a warming, soothing effect, acts as a natural digestive aid and gives one a wonderful sense of...

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Chai Lama Black Tea Benefits

Chai is made using different formulas, depending on the region where it is being consumed, but our standard ingredients: black tea, cinnamon, vanilla, ginger, cardamom, and pink pepper. When analyzing chai’s health benefits, it’s important to examine each ingredient in turn. Though they act synergistically to increase each other’s benefits, the separate botanical components have powerful health benefits on their own. Black Tea: It’s no secret that tea is full of antioxidants. However, the antioxidants in tea may provide more far-reaching protection than we suspected. For example, black tea may protect LDL (good) cholesterol, helping prevent cardiovascular disease. In addition, some research has shown black tea has anti-viral and anti-cancer properties. Cardamom: Found in virtually every Tibetan medicine formula, cardamom aids digestion and supports the...

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