Tea - A Peep into Ayurveda Specialty Teas

A Peep into Ayurveda Specialty Teas

Keywords: Speciality teas, Speciality Ayurveda tea, Loose leaves, Ayurveda tea, ground herbs, true teas

What is Ayurveda Tea?

Ayurvedic tea is a blend of different ingredients, each having its own properties and working  to  serve a pain-point, function, and offer relaxation, enhanced immunity, detoxication, or simply successfull aging. Generally speaking, Ayurveda doesn’t promote one herb for one pain -point or function. Instead, it uses a more personalised approach depending on body type: Vata, Pitta and Kapha, to decide which combo of herbs and/  or spices would have the most benefits for a person .

 Ayurveda roots or ground herbs are adaptogens, that have the the ability to reduce stress and anxiety naturally. Adaptogens with or without true teas (with Caffeine) may help you sleep better, enjoy painless aging, reduce stress and anxiety, improve your memory or cognitive brain, longivity and successfull aging.

Ashwagandha or Indian ginseng is the most popularly used adaptogen in Ayurveda. It is used for treating stress and increasing stamina and endurance. Other important and common ingredients are cardamom, cloves, black pepper, turmeric, moringa, cinnamon, cumin seeds, blackthorn, hop, haritaki, and hundreds of other herbs.

Pure Himalayan Shilajit with over 85 natural minerals used in medicines since thousands of years, is now being used in the form of tea for:

  • Energy, vitality, stamina and endurance
  • Rectifying Erectile Dysfunction ( ED)
  • Fertility treatments provided there is no other health issue with your reproductive system
  • Arthritis pain
  • Skin health
  • Supporting with natural Iron, zinc, magenisium, manganese, copper and much more
  • Providing natural vitamins and proteins

Ayurveda Wellness blends are considered safe and do not have side effects provided they are used in moderation and with responsibility. Some blends are specifically created for a specific dosha, like  

 Vata tea

Vata teas can be a blend of calming and relaxing herbs and ingredients like- ginger,tulsi, fennel seeds,cinnamon,cloves, saffron and liquorice root. Vata teas are used for treating ailments concerned with movements like:

  • cardiovascular,
  • muscle,
  • respiratory problems, and
  • concentration issues. 

 Kapha tea: Kapha teas use ingredients like black pepper, cardamom, ginger ( more than for vata) cloves, cinnamon, and liquorice root. You should drink tea to balance the Kapha dosha when experiencing ailments or everyday ills associated with imbalance like:

  • upset digestion,
  • feelings of sluggishness, and
  • slow metabolism problems. 

Pitta tea:

Pitta tea  ideallyt contains cooling ground herbs and flowers like crysenthemums, tulsi ( holy basil), roses,dandelion,cardamom, ginger, peppermint and rasphberries. These ingredients are ideal  for teas for pacifying:

  • intense frustration,
  • mood swings,
  • hunger, and
  • fiery ailments like heartburn and fever. 

On the other hand if someone needs a combo for everyday ills like, sleep and skin health, it would also contain herbs like, lavender, sage, gotukola, rose petals,rosemary and tulsi. For lowering high blood pressure pain-point , the tea may contain hibiscus, lemongrass,fennel and saffron.

What are Herbal teas?

The advent of Herbal teas dates back as far as ancient Egypt and China, where  texts have been discovered describing the medicinal benefits of drinking herbal potions and concoctions. In the 1st century AD, the Greek physician Dioscorides described more than 600 medicinal plants, many of which could be steeped in water to create healing infusions. Additionally, modern researchers have found dried peppermint leaves in several Egyptian pyramids, which date back to 1,000 BC. Experts believe these were used to aid in digestion.

According to ancient history, herbal blends were used for physical health and wellbeing besides benefits for their ability as aphrodesiacs, and /or instilling a sense of calm and spiritual awareness. Over time, as science advanced, people began drinking herbal teas simply for their wonderful taste and aromas.

The practice of using dried herbs, flowers, fruits, barks, and other ingredients for wellness continues today. Many people use herbal teas to support a healthy brain and body.

 Herbal teas are increasinly being used  because it allows people to reap the health and well-being benefits of various herbs, plants and spices in the form of a beverage. Most people would find it quite difficult to consume spices, flowers and ground barks like cinnamon or burdock root or even lavender in their raw form. But by steeping and brewing them in the form of a drink/tea/beverage, you can easily include them into your daily diet routine in a more enjoyable and sustainable way.

So, exactly which health benefits do herbal teas deliver?  To name a few: Chamomile tea is known for its calming effect; dandolian is known to soothe upset stomachs and aid in digestion, and red rooibos tea is known for it's high content of antioxidants.

True teas

We are an Ayurveda herbal teas Specialty and Organic True teas firm https://www.glopowertee.com/  ( Ayurveda herbal & True teas). Our  true teas' come from small tea estates and those small tea estates are growing single full-bodied teas. The teas are handmade and essentially lose leaf. The loose leaves are plucked as a single bud or a bud and a single leaf. Knowing the plucking standard of a particular tea is essential to establishing its value. 

Quality plucking is a skilled process. The sunlight, the time of the day, and the temperatures play a pivotal role at the time of plucking the tea. The manner in which the teas are plucked off carefully, ensuring no leaf gets a cut. If the leaf gets a cut the tea taste turns bitter. This is of utmost importance while picking the tea leaves. That’s not all, the type of soil and maintenance of moisture levels are also key to specialty tea growing. Therefore, it can safely, be said that each and every step in the growing and plucking of specialty teas is of paramount importance.

Excellent tea requires skilled workers throughout the tea making process. A skilled team of artisans will always make better tea than machines. It is reasonable to pay a much higher price for the work of these people that take tea making quality to its highest potential. And it starts in the garden, almost always with remarkable women.

Specialty teas like White tea and Pu réh have their own individual taste. Pu réh tea has an earthy and soil like the taste, which every one of you may not like. Pu réh tea is specifically Ayurveda in its taste due to its earthiness and soil taste. The taste of specialty teas develops over time.

Specialty teas are expensive and come in small quantities as they are from small single manually maintained and delivered teas. They are unlike any organic or grocery store teas that come in tea bags. Yes, we all find the tea bags convenient and time-saving, but they are no way near the quality and nutritional value as specialty loose leaf teas.

Coming to our unique Ayurveda specialty teas, the roots, herbs and spices come mainly from South India. These are grounded  in-house and cannot be used without crushing. Having said that, we ensure if you are getting chamomile, rose petals or saffron or another floral spice, we blend them with their full petal, thread or body. This ensures that you get pure and flavorsome tea or drink.

Ayurveda specialty teas and crushed roots are all prone to oxidation and sunlight. You need to store them in a cool dark space as much as is possible ( preferably in 15-20 degrees temperature). Specialty Ayurveda tea blends are strong, and are not a drink that you can have 4-5 times a day. The value in taste, flavor, and nutrition that you derive from one cup may be equal to 3 cups of organic or grocery store teabag.

In fact, it's better not to compare them due to completely different processes and development that these teas undergo.





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