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The mountains can really be a source of luxury. Our Saffron Chai is a prime example. It has a blend of loose black tea, single-origin Kashmiri Saffron, and loose chai spices. It’s rich, it’s sublime, it’s fragrant, and it has become Abe’s favorite chai blend. Savor the spices, breathe in the aromas, and smile as you sip a cup full of yum.
Mix 1 cup Water (8 fl oz or 240 ml) with ½ cup Milk/Milk substitute (4 fl-oz or 120 ml) in a saucepan and bring to a boil
Add 2-3 teaspoons (4-6 g) of loose leaf tea and reduce heat
Simmer for 3-5 mins
The ingredients in Saffron Chai have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic, mood enhancing and energizing properties with possible benefits on eye health, reducing blood glucose, cholesterol, and blood pressure. Discover the delightful benefits of Saffron Chai with Herbs & Kettles.
The mighty Chaiwala Tiger calls India its homeground, with almost 70% of the world population contained within its dense forests. Historically hunted for its prized skin, its population is steadily increasing after poaching was curbed.
Having grown up in a household with parents of British and Indian background, tea time was a regular ritual and I consider myself to be a picky tea drinker. The saffron chai brews the perfect strength chai with the subtle flavors of saffron. Delicious! I have ordered extras as gifts and will be back for more.
Saffron green tea is an excellent antioxidant, relieves acute stress and is a mood enhancer. If you are looking for a delicious blend, try out Kashmiri Kahwa which is a beautiful tea with green tea, saffron, rose petals, almonds and heartwarming spices.
Yes, saffron is considered the most expensive spice in the world. The high price is because of its scarcity and the labor intensive process required to manually harvest saffron as it is derived from the stigmas of the saffron flower- Crocus sativus. Saffron is also grown in a handful of countries like India, Iran, Afghanistan, Greece, Morocco and Italy. At Herbs & Kettles we use natural and authentic saffron and not artificial flavoring so that you can not only savor its flavor but also enjoy its health benefits.
Our saffron chai has moderate caffeine, while our Kashimiri Kahwa has low caffeine.
Crocin, crocetin, safranal and other bioactive compounds in saffron have potential mood enhancing, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective benefits. While saffron has been used in some cultures to help relaxation its effects on sleep are limited. We recommended discussing with your healthcare provider for personalized advice on how to reduce stress, promote relaxation and improve sleep.
Saffron’s bioactive compounds have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits which might help the skin against oxidative damage and have anti-aging effects. However studies are limited and more research is needed for definite answers. We advise discussing with your healthcare professional for individualized concerns and advice.
Certain bioactive compounds in saffron like crocin and safranal might help enhance mood and saffron is used in some cultures for anxiety and depression. However studies are limited and more research is needed for definite answers. We advise discussing with your healthcare professional for individualized concerns and advice.
Although spices and tea have a shelf life of years if stored correctly in a dry, airtight container away from direct light, we want you to have the most flavorful saffron chai and other teas. Our saffron chai has an expiration of two years so that you can enjoy its flavors and freshness.
Crocin is the bioactive compound in saffron which helps with appetite suppression and increasing satiety. Also, crocin helps improve mood and might have a role in reducing emotional eating. However, research on health benefits of saffron is limited and for individualized questions and concerns prior to its consumption please contact your healthcare provider for more details.