The GLOW CHAI Summer Elixir
It’s HOT here in Texas, so we’re getting creative & staying cool with a delightful twist on the beloved southern ice tea using our turmeric based, caffeine free Glow Chai. The Glow Chai Summer Elixir, a refreshing all day drink with loads of health benefits from all the powerful ingredients in Glow Chai—turmeric, black pepper, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves & nutmeg + a twist of lemon, honey & mint. It’s so easy to make a pitcher that keeps you glowing all day!
GLOW CHAI SUMMER ELIXIR
- 4 cups of water
- 4 scoops Glow Chai mix
- Honey or sweetener of your choice
- Fresh lemon slices
- Sprig of mint
- Ice cubes
- Add 4 scoops of Glow Chai to a pitcher
- Add 1/4 cup boiling water & stir well.
- Add the remaining water
- Squeeze fresh lemon
- Sweeten with honey or your preferred sweetener.
- Allow the tea to cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until chilled.
- Serve over ice and garnish with fresh lemon slices & mint.
Herbal teas have long been cherished for their soothing qualities and numerous health benefits. In this blog post, we will explore the remarkable health benefits of this unique herbal chai blend using CHAI.COM’s Glow Chai.
1. Anti-Inflammatory and Pain-Relieving Effects:
Turmeric, a vibrant yellow spice, contains curcumin, a compound with potent anti-inflammatory properties. When paired with black pepper, which enhances the absorption of curcumin, the anti-inflammatory effects are further boosted. This combination can help alleviate chronic inflammation and provide relief from conditions such as arthritis and joint pain.
2. Digestive Support and Gut Health:
Ginger, cinnamon, and mint are renowned for their digestive benefits. Ginger aids in digestion, reduces nausea, and soothes an upset stomach. Cinnamon helps alleviate bloating and supports healthy digestion. Mint has a calming effect on the digestive system, easing symptoms of indigestion and promoting overall gut health. By incorporating these ingredients into your herbal tea, you create a soothing and comforting beverage that can support your digestive well-being.
3. Immune-Boosting and Antioxidant-Rich:
Lemon, honey, and ginger are well-known for their immune-boosting properties. Lemons are rich in vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that supports immune function. Honey possesses antibacterial properties and is packed with antioxidants. Ginger contains compounds that help fight off infections and strengthen the immune system. These ingredients create a natural defense against common illnesses and promote overall immune health.
4. Blood Sugar Regulation:
Cinnamon has been studied for its potential to help regulate blood sugar levels. It improves insulin sensitivity, which is beneficial for individuals with diabetes or those at risk of developing it. By incorporating cinnamon into your herbal tea, you can enjoy its potential benefits for managing blood sugar and promoting better glycemic control.
5. Relaxation and Stress Relief:
Mint, with its refreshing aroma and soothing properties, can help promote relaxation and ease stress. Lemon adds a touch of brightness to your tea, while ginger provides a warming sensation. The combination of these ingredients creates a calming and stress-relieving beverage that can be enjoyed as part of your self-care routine.
Happy 4th of July & cheers to a healthier and more vibrant you!