Pain Relieving Ginger Chai Tea
2 teaspoons of honey
2 teaspoons of dried black tea leaves
¼ teaspoon of cinnamon
½ cup of almond milk (or any kind of milk)
2 lightly crushed cardamom pods
1 inch ginger
2 cups of water
- For ten minutes, boil the water, cardamom, ginger, and cinnamon.
- Simmer for another 2 minutes with the black tea leaves.
- Remove from heat. Stir constantly with the almond milk added.
- Sweeten with honey to taste.
Drinking tea is associated to many cultures across the world. From building social relationships to relaxing after a stressful day, tea has served a lot of people well.
Tea has numerous varieties. Black tea, white tea, green tea, and oolong tea are different kinds of tea. All of them offer loads of health benefits. It offers powerful antioxidants that help the body against antioxidants that damage the cells and affect the overall body function.
Its antioxidants also help in the body’s metabolism. It speeds up and improves the body’s ability to burn fat and utilize them as fuel. It has also been found that drinking tea improves the health of the heart and protects the body from cardiovascular diseases.
Tannins found in some teas help in the elimination of different ailments in the Gastro-intestinal track and other intestinal ailments. Tannins fight common causes of flu, cold, and other common diseases as well as contagious viruses. Its polyphenol hinders the growth of bacteria and improves the overall oral health.
Some researchers have proven the antioxidants in teas to help people with Parkinson’s disease and other DNA related conditions.
Since teas enhance blood circulation, it acts as a great energy booster. It improves the synergy between the brain and the other parts of the body.
Most importantly, drinking tea has been found to reduce stress. The next time you’re in a stressful situation, get ahead of yourself and drink a cup of relaxing tea.