Black Chai is the ‘father’ of Cheeky Chai. Using the same delicately crafted combination of spices, with a black tea finish. If you like the robust notes of black tea with your chai, this one is for you. It is more in line with the traditional masala chai.
100% Organic Loose Leaf Tea
Ingredients: Black Ceylon Tea, True Cinnamon, Ginger Root, Fennel Seeds, Star Anise, Cardamom Pods, Liquorice Root, Clove Buds and Black Pepper.
True Cinnamon: Traditionally has been used to help lower blood sugar, reduce cholesterol, lower blood pressure, regulate metabolism, reduce insulin resistance, normalise neurotransmitter function. It has also been researched for its ability to reduce cancer cell formation and growth. It has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, as well as anti-inflammatory.
Ginger Root: Traditionally has been used for its anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, stimulant, digestive, carminative, diaphoretic and anti-microbial properties. It is indicated for reducing inflammation, increasing circulation, helping with digestive complaints such as nausea, gas and bloating, reducing muscle pain and morning sickness. It is a beautiful warming herb.
Fennel Seeds: Traditionally has been used as a digestive aid, specifically for constipation, IBS, bloating, abdominal pain and gas formation. It is also indicated for coughs, congestion blood pressure and stimulating milk production in breastfeeding mothers and reduce morning sickness. It has been used to cool the body, reduce PMS and cramps.
Star Anise: Traditionally has been used to reduce gas and bloating, improve digestion, reduce nausea and cramps. It has also been used to reduce mucous from the respiratory system.
Cardamom Pods: Traditionally has been used to help digestive complaints, such as nausea, gas, bloating, constipation and acidity. It is also indicated for bronchitis, coughs, depression, lowering blood pressure. It is also anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral.
Liquorice Root: Traditionally Liquorice root has been used in the treatment of adrenal fatigue and cortisol imbalance, stress, digestive discomfort and depression. It is also indicated in the treatment of gastritis, liver support, eliminating mucous, PMS, cramps, mood swings and bloating, nervousness and increasing memory. It has also traditionally been used as an immune booster for colds, coughs, flu, is anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, and Lyme disease. It is indicated to help detox the liver, heal intestines and reduce constipation, as well as regulate ovulation and increase fertility.
Clove Buds: Traditionally has been used to help reduce inflammation, relieve digestive distress, reduce gas formation and constipation. It is also anti-septic and high in flavonoids. Is indicated in removing intestinal parasites and worms.
Black Pepper: Traditionally has been used to reduce gas formation, stimulate HCL (acid) and increase bioavailability of curcumin in turmeric. It has anti-bacterial and antioxidant properties.