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Nature Spiced Up Tea Is A Hug In A Cup

Updated: Feb 26, 2019

Nature Spices - Quick Recipes 01

Cinnamon, Cloves & Cardamom mixed Tea

Spiced Bakery Items & Milk Tea

Nature Spices Quick Recipes series is all about what anyone can quickly think of making a tasty dish or a drink by adding spices.

Add couple of Nature Spices Cloves, Cinnamon Pieces and Cardamom to your regular tea. This will make a refreshing taste as well as increase your health and will make your day much productive.

Health Benefits

The health benefits of cardamom include gastrointestinal protection, cholesterol control, control of cancer, relief from cardiovascular issues, and improvement of blood circulation in the body.

It is useful for curing dental diseases and urinary tract infections such as cystitis, nephritis, and gonorrhea. Cardamom possesses aphrodisiac properties and is also used as a cure for impotence, erectile dysfunction, and premature ejaculation.

It was believed to be a remedy for:

- Teeth and gum infections

- Throat problems

​- Congestion of the lungs

​- Pulmonary tuberculosis

- Inflammation of the eyelids

​- Gastrointestinal disorders

​- Disintegrating kidneys, and gallbladder stones,

​- Used as an antidote for poisons and venomous.

Euginol is the main chemical ingredient in cinnamon leaf oil and Cinnamaldihide is present in cinnamon bark oil. However there are hundreds of minor chemical ingredients which give characteristic flavor and aroma in true cinnamon.

Cinnamon has been used for medicinal purposes and has been known as a healing herb since it is mentioned in Chinese botanical books that date back to 2700 B.C. In ancient Rome It had been used medicinally for cold and flu as well as for the problems of the digestive system. Recently,

It has been studied for its ability to boost brain power, reduce blood clotting and its healing effects on the heart and colon. Recent studies have proved its ability to control type 2 diabetics by reducing blood sugar level and to reduce blood cholesterol level.

In traditional society’s cinnamon is said to have used to relieve digestive upset, congestion, menstrual problems, stiff joints and muscles. It has said to been used as an anti-inflammatory agent and as a pain reliever to arthritis patients. Some studies had shown that cinnamon help to cure urine tract infections and to fight tooth decay and gym disease.

Eugenol comprises 72-90% of the essential oil extracted from cloves and the compound is most responsible for the aroma of cloves. Other important essential oil constituents of clove oil include acetyl eugenol, beta-caryophyllene and vanillin, crategolic acid, gallotannic acid, methyl salicylate, eugenin, kaempferol, rhammentin, eugenitin, oleanolic acid, sigmasterol and campesterol.

Clove is used in Sinhala and Indian Ayurvedic medicine, Chinese medicine, western herbalism and in the dentistry, Cloves have carminative effect to increase hydrochloric acid in the stomach and to improve peristalsis.

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