Here in Southern California, Chai Tea is really popular. It’s not a new drink, though, it goes back at least 5,000 years to the courts of Siam and India. One theory is that a king created it in his search for a healing tea. It has been used since in India’s medical tradition—Ayurveda.
Is it a healing tea? Possibly, but probably only if it is home made. The main ingredient is black tea.
Black tea is rich in antioxidants that has been found to help lower blood pressure and cholesterol. It seems that everyday, a new healing property is discovered about black tea, including heart health and cancer prevention. Continue reading