Indian Masala Chai Black Tea Refill Pack
A healthy blend of traditional CTC (milk tea) and 20 herbs and spices which make the routine milk chai not only delicious but also reduce the issues related to gas and acidity that are typically associated with milk tea. The Assam whole leaf tea adds verve to the herbal fusion; which comprises of 20 herbs!
Ingredients: CTC Tea, Black Leaf Tea, Cardamom, Black Pepper, Licorice, Ginger, Cinnamon, Bay Leaf, Clove, Fennel, Ajwain (Carom Seeds), Pippali (Long Pepper), Star Anise, Javitri, Cumin, Fenugreek, Tulsi (Holy Basil), Nutmeg, Turmeric, Flaxseed, Brahmi, Ashwagandha (Winter Cherry)
Brewing Instructions: Always use fresh water. Bring water to near boiling point (99 degree Celsius). Take 1 teaspoon / 1 teabag in a cup. Pour the heated water and steep the tea for 3-4 mins. Adjust the time of brewing as per desired strength.
Tastes better with a dash of milk.
Tea flavour enhances as it cools. Our teas can be re-brewed, just steep it longer for the second time.
Know more about the ingredients in this tea:
Assam CTC (Crush, Tear, Curl) tea is a type of black tea that is grown in the Assam region of India. The CTC method of production is a modern method that was invented in the 1930s and is used to produce a consistent, high-volume product. The leaves are crushed, teared, and curled, creating small, hard pellets. The leaves are then fermented and dried to produce the final product. Assam CTC tea is known for its strong, malty flavour. It is also known for its high caffeine content and is a good choice for those looking for a strong, energising tea.
Cardamom Cardamom is a spice with an intense, slightly sweet flavor that some people compare to mint. The seeds, oils and extracts of cardamom are thought to have impressive medicinal properties and have been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Cardamom has been traditionally used to help with digestion and to reduce bloating and gas. Some studies have found that cardamom may help to lower blood pressure in people with hypertension. Cardamom has been shown to have antibacterial properties and may be effective at killing certain types of bacteria. ome studies have found that cardamom may help to lower blood pressure in people with hypertension.
Black Pepper More than just a food flavor enhancer, black pepper offers health benefits thanks to its bioactive compounds, with piperine being the most important. It is the main component that gives black pepper its health-boosting qualities. Piperine is considered a type of antioxidant that helps to lower the risk of chronic illnesses like atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease, and neurological conditions. This compound has a positive effect on nutrient bioavailability as well. When you add black pepper to your meal, you increase the amount of nutrients absorbed into your bloodstream.
Licorice Medicinal use of licorice dates back to ancient Egypt, where the root was made into a sweet drink for pharaohs. It has also been used in traditional Chinese, Middle Eastern, and Greek medicines to soothe an upset stomach, reduce inflammation, and treat upper respiratory problems.
Cinnamon Aromatic and refreshing, cinnamon is a popular blend for teas. The woody spice is believed to have numerous health benefits, besides adding a delighting warming taste to tea. Research reveals that cinnamon helps reduce insulin resistance, gives relief from common cold, indigestion, diarrhoea, poor blood circulation, and menstrual cramps and also helps in weight management.
Ginger An essential ingredient in Indian cooking, ginger has been subject of extensive research, which vouches for its contribution to health and healing. It contains compounds and metabolites, which have long been recognized as a time-tested antidote for reducing nausea, pain and inflammation, and improves digestion and metabolism. When taken in tea, it brings relief in common cold and cough because of its warm properties.
Clove Cloves are the dried, unopened flower buds of the Syzygium aromaticum tree, which is native to Indonesia. They have a sweet, warm, and are commonly used to add flavor to dishes and drinks such as teas. Cloves have been shown to have antibacterial properties and may be effective at killing certain types of bacteria. Cloves are often used as a natural remedy for toothache and gum pain.
Ajwain (Carom Seeds) Due to its high levels of thymol, Ajwain Seeds have long been used in the ancient Indian medicinal practise Ayurveda for its health benefits. The seeds are used in medicinal pills as a remedy for ailments like heartburn, indigestion, and kidney and lung problems. It can also be applied topically to treat skin issues like acne. To help nursing mother produce milk, Carom seeds are steeped in milk or other liquids for drinking.
Turmeric This bright yellow spice is an important additive in many Indian dishes. Used in India since centuries as a spice and medicinal herb, turmeric is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. Studies have shown that the herb contains the compound curcumin, which may restore cardiac health post bypass surgery. It is also used as a dietary supplement for treating arthritis as well as problems related to skin, stomach, liver and gall bladder.