The Tao of Tea, Organic Spicy Tulsi Chai, 16 Tea Bags, 0.68 oz (19.2 g)
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- USDA Organic
- 100% Organic
- Nurture Your Soul
- Unbleached Tea Bags
- Certified Organic by QAI
Antioxidants are our friends, they are dietary substances that can prevent damage to your body cells. Antioxidants work by significantly slowing or preventing the oxidative - or damage from oxygen - a process caused by substances called free radicals that can lead to cell dysfunction and the onset of disease.
|Antioxidants / per serving|
|Tulsi||600 (8 fl oz serving)|
|Tomato Juice||550~900 (8 fl oz serving)|
|Broccoli / Spinach||400~600 (50 g serving)|
|Apple / Banana||300 (100 g serving)|
As measured by Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity (ORAC), Tulsi is not meant to be a substitute for fruits and vegetables, which are an important part of your diet. Various studies recommend 3,000-5,000 daily ORAC intake.
What is Tulsi?
Also known as Holy Basil, Tulsi is a sacred plant from India used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. Revered in most households, Tulsi is considered an 'elixir of life' providing alchemy to one's well being.
Benefits of Tulsi
Tulsi contains antioxidants and has adaptogenic and immune enhancing properties. Tulsi's traditional uses:
- Reduces Stress
- Promotes Calmness
- Balances Metabolism
- Strengthens Immunity
Full-bodied, slightly spicy, warming blend of Indian spices that provides an uplifting brew.
Who is Tulsi Organics?
We are a small company of people who believe that each one of us can make a difference. We began Tulsi Organics to support Sikhya - a free school for homeless, underprivileged children in Northern India. It is our belief that all children deserve a safe place called home. We have chosen Tulsi, symbolic of nourishment, prosperity and home in India as our medium.
Brewing Tulsi Chai
Making Tulsi Chai is very easy. Place a tea bag in 8 oz water at 185F. Steep for 4-5 minutes, remove bag and enjoy.
Brewing Traditional Style Tulsi Chai
To make it traditional Indian Style, boil the Tulsi Chai brew for 1-2 minutes, add milk (in 1/4th ratio) and bring to boil again. Sweeten to taste with jaggery, molasses or raw cane sugar.
100% organic tulsi leaves (ocimum sanctum), 100% organic black tea, 100% organic ginger, 100% organic cloves, 100% organic cardamom, 100% organic cinnamon.
I woke up not feeling too well. I picked up my iHerb package and made a cup of this tea. It's very comforting, the box says "nurture your soul" and I couldn't agree more. It took away the discomfort and I now find myself feeling peaceful and calm. What a great tea. The taste is very mild spicy, fragrant, not overpowering, exactly the quality you'd expect from an organic, non adulterated tea. This is 100% pure and no added flavors. I'm reviewing this after my first cup, it is that good. I only brewed it just a minute & half because green tea starts to become bitter after more than 60 secs but this is not green and the box says you can brew 4-5 min so will try that next time see how the stronger taste is. At any rate, I drink teas for their nourishing nutrients and this definitely gives instant mental benefits. I trust that the antioxidants are working their magic and the physical benefits one can't gauge are there as well. A very reputable company that does not use toxic "natural flavors" with hidden chemicals. I'll come back to them and buy more of this for friends.
I loved this tea! Great flavour and good to have a different tasting tea as I drink a lot of peppermint and green tea. Will definitely order again :)
a nice twist on tulsi tea
Posted by 5094668820769790041 on Sep 15, 2014
a nice twist on tulsi tea
Posted by 5431948600581235274 on Mar 01, 2014
Organic, healthy and very tasty!
Posted by 4801268652110952716 on Jan 26, 2014
Not spicy enough. The tulsi is okay -- I was concerned that it might be too herby in a weird way, but it's fine. I'd just like more of the chai spices in my chai!
A slight perk-me-up
Posted by SavoringLife on Jan 09, 2014
It tastes alright (I drink it without adding sweeteners) and it does give a slightly perk-me-up. And nah, it is not spicy unless you can't tolerate any spiciness at all.