We love Chai. Chai tea, ice cream, cookies, muffins - you name it we've had it.
We asked ourselves why do we love it and should we love it?
What is the main ingredient in chai?
Organic Facts does a great job of explaining the origins of Chai's most famous ingredient. Cardamom is a spice that originated in India, Nepal, and Bhutan. Today, it is available in most tropical places in Asia, including India, China, Bhutan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Korea, and Japan. It is regarded as the Queen of Spices and is one of the most expensive spices, ranking third, the first and second being saffron and vanilla, respectively.
Does it have health benefits?
YES IT DOES!
- Anti-Carcinogenic Properties
- Good for Cardiovascular Health
- Control of Cholesterol
- Treating Urinary Disorders
- Protection Against Gastrointestinal Diseases
- Antimicrobial Properties
- Anti-Spasmodic Properties
- Dental Diseases