Herbology’s Magic Chai tea is made from a combination of some of the most medicinally active herbs in the world. Chai is steeped in a rich history. The name “chai” is actually the Hindi word for “tea”, which was derived from “cha”, the Chinese word for “tea”. In this case, the Hindi term chai means a mix of spices steeped into a tea-like beverage.
Recipes for chai vary across continents, cultures, towns and families. But the traditional ingredients of a spiced tea blend usually include black tea mixed with strong spices. This beautiful blend of spices and herbs makes the Herbology Magic Chai tea a delicious pungent, spicy drink.
A little bit of history around chai tea
According to lore, masala chai’s history began thousands of years ago in an ancient royal court. Some legends say it was created 9,000 years ago, while others claim it was 5,000 years ago. There are stories that the court was located in what is now India, while others attribute masala chai to Thai origins. Regardless, it is said that a king created it as a cleansing, vivifying Ayurvedic beverage. Even early on, masala chai was made with a wide range of spices and prepared with many different methods. It was served either hot or cold as a remedy for mild ailments. At the time, the spicy-sweet drink did not contain any tea leaves and was caffeine-free.
Some of the benefits of the Herbology’s Magic Chai Tea are as follows:
- boost heart health
- reduce blood sugar levels,
- aid digestion
- help with weight loss