The power of 5 Indian spices in TDT Teas

Spices are the secret to every Indian dish’s delicious taste. Used not only in food but also to cure ailments, these spices flatter our senses with a unique smell, taste, and vibrant colors. Spices like cinnamon, black pepper, clove, coriander, fenugreek are medicines from ancient times. The ayurvedic scripts mention about these spices. Some spices like cloves and cardamom are mouth refreshing agents around the world that aid digestion, curb nausea, and prevent heartburn in the body.

Brace yourselves, the mystic powers of minute ingredients (Indian spices) in our teas are to be unleashed now! 

  1. Cloves

Cloves are the flower buds of the clove tree, an evergreen also known as Syzygium aromaticum. It has been used tonically in Ayurvedic medicine for years to strengthen the immune system, reduce inflammation, and aid in digestion as it is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.

Cloves are also rich in eugenol that reduces oxidative stress - that can contribute to the development of chronic illnesses. It has shown to have antimicrobial properties that can help stop a strain of bacteria causing food poisoning and other bacterias that grow in the mouth depleting dental health. Cloves can keep your gums healthy. It promotes bone health, may reduce stomach ulcers, can help regulate blood sugar levels, and maintain liver health.

Our tea blends that have cloves are

  1. Cinnamon

Made specifically from the inner bark of cinnamon trees, this ingredient has been used throughout history and was once a gift fit for kings. It is a multifaceted medicinal plant with cinnamaldehyde which gives it all the hype - the benefits it carries.

Cinnamaldehyde has antifungal and antibacterial properties, which may reduce infections and help fight tooth decay and bad breath. Cinnamon contains large amounts of highly potent polyphenol antioxidants. In addition to that, it has also been reported to have activities against neurological disorders, such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases.

Here are some TDT Tea blends with Cinnamon for you to try and see the benefits yourself!

  1. Star Anise

The star-shaped fruit that grows on a tree called Illicium verum scientifically, has got benefits more than you can count on your fingers. A number of powerful phytonutrients and flavonoids such as linalool, anethole have been identified in star anise.

Research showed many of these compounds to be a potent anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-microbial, and mighty free radical scavengers. Star Anise also decreases body stress, acts as a strong anti-viral, antibacterial, and improves bone health.

Our tea blends with this star ingredient are

  1. Ginger

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is one among the healthiest spices in the world, traditionally used in all households, this spice is loaded with bioactive compounds and can have powerful effects on your body.

It is high in gingerol, a substance that is highly anti-inflammatory and has antioxidants. It is known to treat morning sickness, muscle pain and soreness, increased blood sugar levels, and improve heart health. Ginger can majorly help with chronic indigestion, menstrual pain, and high cholesterol levels.

TDT’s Super ginger tea blends for you are

  1. Cardamom

A native of south India, this spice is believed to be cultivated there some 4000 years ago. Cardamom was used by ancient Egyptians for its medicinal and aromatic properties as a healing agent.

It has an intense but slightly sweet flavor. The antioxidants in Cardamom may lower blood pressure, protect you from chronic diseases with its anti-inflammatory compounds, may help with digestive problems including ulcers, has the potential to treat bad breath and prevent cavities, may help with anxious behaviors, boost liver health, and aid weight loss.

TDT tea blends with Cardamom don’t just have these said benefits, but they hold more. Those tea blends for you are

A cup of tea is one of the daily pleasures we enjoy in life. Make it even better and healthier with our spice teas because a little bit of spice is always a must in life. Brighten your dull days with TDT’s Indian Spice Teas! Sip on them and know that nothing bad can beat a good, refreshing, and healthy cuppa. Shop now!

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