Dedicated: Health Benefits of Chai Tea

Many of the people who try chai tea for the first time will become hooked due to its aroma and taste. This traditional Indian tea is known as masala chai in its native land and contains many aromatic spices and herbs. Most places that serve this tea offer traditional combinations of spices such as cinnamon or ginger, which helps to give the tea a unique flavor and many health benefits to boot. In traditional coffee shops, chai tea has become just as popular as mocha or traditional coffee, which means that more people are becoming aware of the health benefits that this amazing tea can offer. Getting cast iron teapots and getting some of this tea will give you a chance to try this traditional tea with ease.  Here are a few of the many health benefits that regularly consuming chai tea can bring you.

Reduced Cancer Risks

One of the biggest benefits of drinking chai tea is that it can help to reduce the risk of cancer in people who regularly consume this drink. Traditional spices that are used in chai tea such as cardamom and cinnamon contain many helpful antioxidants that can help to reduce the chance of a person developing cancer. Cancer in the body starts because of abnormal cells growing in shape and amount, which leads to the damaging of the healthy cells in the body. When consumed regularly, chai tea can help to reduce this occurrence in the body.

Cast Iron Teapot by Javier Kohen

Photo by Javier Kohen

Metabolism Boost

Another benefit of drinking chai tea is that it can help to boost the metabolism in your body, which can help to aid the consumer in rapid weight loss. Many of the spice located in chai tea can help to stimulate the pancreatic and digestive systems in the body, which helps to improve the intake of oxygen in the body and can help breakdown fat and protein after a heavy meal is consumed.

Great Alternative to Coffee

Getting too much caffeine in a day can lead to you feeling jittery and having trouble with your stomach. Instead of drinking coffee throughout the day, you will need to find an alternative like this tea. You will be able to get the same boost without having to deal with all of the side effects that come along with increased caffeine use.

By consuming chai tea over regular caffeine filled drinks, you can help your body flush itself of toxins that have built up over the years from the consumption of the wrong food and drink. Chai tea has been used for years in other countries as a natural boost to the immune and metabolic system of the body.

Lindsay Ginn

Livin' in your basement, eatin' your canned foods.