What is ayurvedic tea?
Ayurvedic teas are traditional herbal drinks that are served in line with ayurvedic medicine. It’s a key component of this lifestyle, helping people to maintain health and wellness. There are three types of ayurvedic teas to suit each dosha – vata, pitta and kapha – which are made to purify and detoxify the body.
Where did ayurvedic tea originate from?
Ayurveda was developed almost 5000 years ago in ancient India, as a way of helping people attain balance in their health and energy. Classic ayurvedic texts begin with accounts of medical knowledge being passed down from the gods to sages, then taught to human physicians.
What does ayurvedic tea taste like?
The goal of a healthy ayurvedic diet is to experience all six ayurvedic flavours – sweet, salty, sour, pungent, bitter and astringent. The mix of herbs in a herbal tea can help you to get all of these in your diet and balance your health and wellbeing.
Do you drink ayurvedic tea with milk?
Ayurvedic teas are typically drunk without milk, but it’s a matter of preference. However, drinking milk promotes Kapha so bear this in mind when drinking teas with milk.
Does ayurvedic tea contain caffeine?
Ayurvedic teas are completely free from caffeine so they can be enjoyed throughout the day without any side effects that other teas might cause.
How to brew ayurvedic tea
Take one heaped teaspoon of your chosen tea and steep in freshly boiled water for 5-10 minutes. Ayurvedic teas can be enjoyed on their own or with a squeeze of lemon and honey.
What are the benefits of ayurvedic tea?
There are several health benefits associated with drinking ayurvedic tea, from aiding weight loss and curing indigestion, to brightening the skin, detoxing the body and enhancing your overall well-being.
Why you should trust our ayurvedic teas
Our ayurvedic teas are sourced directly from tea growers and approved quality suppliers to ensure the highest quality products. Most of our tea is sourced from Ethical Tea Partnerships growers and are certified organic, with a wide choice of teas to choose from.