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Suffering from digestion problems or coming down with a cold? Chai tea will help you strengthen your immune system and improve digestion. Chai tea is a powerful antioxidant that helps destroy free radicals that are thought to be one of the causes of cancer, skin breakdown, and other disorders.
How to Make Chai Tea to Reduce Inflammation, Strengthen Immunity, and Improve Digestion
- 3 cups purified water
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 2 tablespoons grated, fresh ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon each whole clove
- 8 cardamom pods
- 1 cup full-fat coconut milk
- Sweeten to taste with raw honey
- Simmer spices in water for 10 minutes.
- Add coconut milk and sweetener.
- Strain before serving.
Main Ingredients and Health Benefits
Cardamom is said to benefit the lungs, kidneys, and heart. It is also a mood elevator.
Cloves have antiseptic properties that boost the immune system and help the body to fight infection. Cloves are incredibly beneficial to the intestinal tract
Ginger helps to reduce inflammation, strengthen the immune system and improve digestion, prevent cancer by encouraging apoptosis and inhibiting cancer cell proliferation, ease asthma and support cardiovascular health.
Originally posted on LivingTraditionally.com republished with permission.