Today chais are well-loved even by coffee drinkers, and most of the recipes mirror the ancient South Asian tradition of boiling milk and water with tea, spices, and sometimes sweeteners. Our Sita Chai can be made the same way, if you like, though it is good on it’s own as well. Either way, it is best drunk with a story, so sit back, relax, and rest your mind in the tales of Ancient India.Read More
Astragalus is an herb that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. Astragalus membranaceus is also known as huang qi or milk vetch. Shanti's Astragalus is cut in small pieces and is appropriate to use in a tea. Astragalus has many purported health benefits, including immune-boosting, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory effects. Astragalus is believed to prolong life and used to treat a wide variety of ailments, such as fatigue, allergies and the common cold. In Chinese medicine it has been historically used to promote healing, reduce fatigue and to boost overall vitality.
Organic Astragalus root (Astragalus membranaceus)
|Serving Size: 2g /cup
|Steeping Temp: 100°C
|Steeping Time: 5 mins.
|Grade or Quality: Sliced
|Aroma: smokey, hickory aroma