Medicinal Properties of MASALA CHAI
Ginger – from nausea to aches and pains in the body (like arthritis) ginger is a great healer.
– lowers cholesterol
– great for women’s issues: menstrual cramps
– treatment for colds
– eliminates toxins and raises body heat
– enhances digestion: eat 2-3 slices with lime and salt before a meal (feels just like a tequila shot). Stokes the digestive fire, improves assimilation and transporting nutrients to targeted body tissues
Contraindications: hyper-acidity, hemorrhage (including menstruation), vertigo, and chronic skin diseases.
But overall ginger can be used daily.
It is now recognized by modern science to prevent motion and air sickness. And for relief of joint pain especially in early stages of arthritis.
Treats digestive problems. Can be related to ginger as it can be used in much the same way.
Detoxes through eliminating waste through kidneys
Cleanses bad breath – in India, these are chewed after meals for fresh breath.
Colds/flu – can be used to treat bronchitis and coughs.
Cancer – inhibits growth and even kills some cancers
Blood Pressure – a diuretic, rich in fiber and significantly lowers blood pressure.
Blood clots – prevents dangerous blood clots by preventing cholesterol from sticking to the artery walls
Antioxidant – many phyto-nutrients, vitamins and the essential oils in cardamom act as antioxidants, cleaning up free chemicals and resisting cellular aging.
Pathogens – cardamom oils inhibit growth of viruses, bacteria, fungus and mold.
Anti-inflammatory – limit swelling and pain in the mucus membranes of mouth and throat.
Aphrodisiac – powerful. Can help with erectile dysfunction and impotence.
Anti cancer because of the antioxidants and fiber composition. Fennel protects the colon mucus from cancers
Can be eaten after meals for digestion
High concentration of minerals. Great production of red blood cells
Vitamins A, E, C, as well as B complex.
Used for treating muscle spasms, vomiting, diarrhea, infections and the common cold, loss of appetite and erectile dysfunction.
diabetes: improves glucose and lipids levels
prevents Alzheimer disease
HIV, Multiple Sclerosis
lowers negative side effects of fat meals
Blocking Cancer, powerful antioxidant and potent anti-inflammatory.
relief from indigestion, heart burn, heart disease and diabetes.
Turmeric has SO MANY beneficial qualities and properties that I suggest you look it up…
Too many to list here 🙂