The authenticity of Indian Tradition to rejuvenate energy and souls with herbal purity –Ashvatha Organic Chai Masala
India that I admire, has vibrant diversity and amalgamation of different food, cultures, and people, but what keeps them all connected to one single dot is “chai”. People usually bond over a hot cup with perfect masala chai. The definition of a “perfect cup” totally depends upon the combination of milk, water, and sugar. It is that formula which would never deceive or disappoint, be it any season including those long days of monsoon showers, chilly winter nights or hot summer days. Chai brings serenity in all and if this love is real, pure and organic including the benefits of nine herbs nothing can beat that match. This is present only in Ashvatha, bringing us back to roots by providing authentic flavors.
Chai for some is a morning rush, for some evening pleasure and some late-night treasure. The memories shared over the chai, the masala included in the gossips, the fulfillment of the void in those lonely days are perfectly done by Ashvatha’s Organic Chai Masala. It is one of those chai’s which cannot be replaced and it is the elixir to every problem, the best way for appeasement and rejuvenation of mind, soul, and energy.
Ashvatha is love at first sip!
Interestingly the origin for masala chai dates back thousands of years introduced in the Indian Royalties as a cleansing and purifying Ayurvedic beverage with medicinal benefits. It was served hot or cold made with wide varieties of spices using several different methods excluding the leaves, hence making it caffeine-free for the treatment of mild ailments.
Today’s masala chai came up when in 1835 Britishers set their tea farms in Assam and produced black teas which was consumed with a perfect combination with milk and sweetener.Masala chai gained its popularity among the masses in India during the 1960s when a mechanized form of tea production made black tea affordable. As CTC- Crush, Tear, Curl, although the authentic nuances lacked that many crave in an unadorned cup of tea. However it has a bold, tannic flavor that made a tasty foil to masala chai’s sweet, creamy, and spicy notes, and therefore CTC masala chai remains the staple in many parts of India, be it a small stall in a local street, or a big tea house, tea is available in every space.
Ashvatha is bonafide, original and has natural flavors that help to refresh mind, body and soul with its taste and aroma along with the goodness of nine spices in its authentic chai masala. Ashvatha Organic Chai Masala has many health benefits as following:
A) Strong anti-inflammatory:
The presence of various spices and ginger makes the masala chai rich in anti-inflammatory which helps in reducing swelling, pain, and redness. It also acts as a barrier to block substances causing inflammation.
B) Immunity Booster
Perfect blend of cinnamon and clove boosts immunity, strengthening the overall immune system.
i) Ginger have gingerol moreover as per several scientific research papers. It has potential for treating several ailments including degenerative disorders (arthritis and rheumatism), digestive health (indigestion, constipation, and ulcer), cardiovascular disorders (atherosclerosis and hypertension), vomiting, diabetes mellitus, and cancer. It also includesanti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative properties for controlling the process of aging. Furthermore, it helps as an antimicrobial mix for treating infectious diseases.
ii) Kali Mirch: Black pepper (Piper Nigrum L.) is an important healthy food item owing to its antioxidant, antimicrobial potential, and gastro-protective modules. Black pepper, with piperine as an active ingredient, holds rich phytochemistry that also includes volatile oil, oleoresins, and alkaloids. More recently, cell-culture studies and animal modeling predicted the role of black pepper against the number of maladies.
iii) Clove: Considered as the best natural anti-oxidant as it contains high levels of phenolic compounds. Cloves have the highest capacity to give off hydrogen, reduced lipid peroxidation well, and are the best iron reducer.
iv) Cinnamon: Contains large amounts of polyphenol antioxidants, and is outranking super foods like oregano and garlic.
D) Anti-Diabetic Properties:
i) Ginger: It has been shown to possess anti-diabetic activity in a variety of studies. Akhani et al. (2004) reported that ginger pre-treatment inhibited induced hyperglycemia and hypoinsulinemia. Other investigators have shown the hypolipidemic effect of ginger.
ii) Cinnamon: According to some researches, it is found that cinnamon has anti-diabetic properties. Hence as per conclusion, theintake of 1, 3, or 6 g of cinnamon per day, reduces serum glucose, triglyceride, LDL cholesterol, and total cholesterol in people with type 2 diabetes. It is also suggested that the inclusion of cinnamon in the diet for people with type 2 diabetes will reduce risk factors associated with diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.
E) Anti-Microbial Action:
i) Clove: The antimicrobial activities of clove have been proved against several bacterial and fungal strains. Tests for antimicrobial activity of different Indian spice plants like mint, cinnamon, mustard, ginger, garlic, and clove have also been done, concluding it as a beneficial food ingredient.
ii) Black Pepper: It has exhibited excellent antimicrobial activity on bacteria. Piperine, terpenes, and flavones are the main chemicals in black pepper. There was a recent study which showed monoterpenes in Crithmum maritimum L. and Inula crithmoïdes L. essential oils have a good antimicrobial activity to E. coli and S. aureus.
F) Heart Benefits and Rich in potassium
Fennel: Diets high in fiber have resulted for a reduced risk of heart disease. A review of 22 studies associated with a greater dietary fiber intake showed a lower risk of heart disease. For every additional 7 grams of fiber consumed per day, heart disease risk decreased by 9%.
Fennel also contains magnesium, potassium, and calcium which play an important role in keeping proper functioning of the heart.
Nutmeg: It detoxifies the body and helps in treating sleeping disorders, moreover it improves digestion, great promoter of dental health, and keeps the skin healthy.
The goodness of each spice is precisely mixed with utmost delicacy to make a perfect blend of Indian tradition in Ashvatha Organic Chai Masala and thus bringing us back to the taste of pure authencity.