Spice tea is a mix of traditional Indian spices. While there are many recipes, it typically includes brewing a strong black tea with healthful spices that are useful for the overall health. The spice tea is made with 5 essential spices that includes cardamom, cinnamon, clove, black peppercorn, and ginger.
Spice Uses And Benefits:
Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory effects that lessen inflammation in the body, thereby healing muscle pains, headaches, andmenstrual cramps. It is rich in antioxidants that helps to combat free radicals in the body.
Cardamom detoxifies and cleanses the liver. It stimulates circulation, helps combat seasonal allergies and prevents cold, cough, stuffy and nose.
Cloves are one of the best stimulants which is known for its antifungal, antibacterial and vaso-relaxing properties.
Ginger is filled with high number of effective antioxidant compounds and also has anti-inflammatory properties. It additionally aids in digestion and improves metabolism. It boosts immunity to ward off cold, flu and other infections.
Rich in anti-oxidants that assist you combat free radicals in the body, thereby getting you rid of heavy metals. It has fat burning property, thus helps to maintain a healthy weight.
2 cups water
2 teaspoon black tea leaves
2 cups of almond milk
Sugar or honey to taste
1 inch of cinnamon stick
4 green cardamoms pods
1/4 teaspoon of grated fresh ginger
4 black peppercorns
Add all the spices cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, peppercorns and cloves to a mortar and pestle, crush gently and keep it aside. You can dry roast the spices before crushing them to enhance the flavors and make the tea more strong. In a saucepan, add water and let it come to a boil. Once the water is boiled, add in the crushed spices and boil for 2-3 mins. Add in the sugar, black tea leaves and milk and allow it to boil for 2-3 mins.
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