Organic Sticky Masala Chai
"This is one of our favourite masala chai teas. The flavours are amazing and I love how warming it makes me feel. Perfectly sweet as it is, no need to add extra honey" - Louise, Mayde Tea customer.
Sticky, sweet and spicy, this feel-good masala chai is a low-sugar indulgence. A medley of black tea and spices are gently tossed through coconut nectar and brown rice syrup to infuse the masala chai blend with caramel sweetness. Vegan Sticky Masala Chai is a low-fructose alternative to traditional sticky chai, and its spices support digestion and healthy circulation. To prepare, simmer with your preferred milk or steep in boiling water.
Pouch 500g (33 serves) [available mid-late January]
Pouch 1kg (66 serves)
Black tea / coconut nectar / brown rice syrup / cinnamon?/ ginger / cardamon / clove / black pepper
Contains natural traces of caffeine.
Black tea (Camellia Sinensis)
Black tea has many health benefits. The antioxidants in black tea are called polyphenols. Polyphenols have been found to block DNA damage associated with toxic chemicals. The tannins in black tea also have a therapeutic effect on the gastric lining and improve digestive activity. Black tea is the base used traditionally in chai tea.
Brown Rice Syrup
Fructose-free and has a lower glycemic index (GI) than traditional sweeteners such as honey or maple syrup. This ingredient has been used in our masala chai mix as has been found to prevent blood sugar spikes- which is common with other high glycemic index sweeteners.
A low GI alternative which is considered suitable for people with fructose sensitivities. Known to be one of the most sustainable sweeteners in the world, Coconut Nectar adds rich caramel tones to our unique Sticky Masala Chai blend.
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
Cinnamon is known to assist in balancing blood sugar levels and warming the digestive tract for improved digestion. The volatile oils in cinnamon are antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral. Cinnamon is considered to be an overall body tonic.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
Ginger is gently stimulating, which improves oxygen transport throughout the body. It has been used for relief from cramping, gas and nausea throughout history. Ginger has also been beneficial in both motion sickness, and morning sickness in pregnancy for hundreds of years.
Cardamon (Elettaria cardamomum)
Cardamon is native to the evergreen forests of India. Cardamon has been found to improve digestive and cardiovascular health. It is used to treat nausea, bloating, acidity, gas and heartburn. Cardamon's phytonutrients act in the body as an antioxidant, helping cells resist cellular ageing.
Clove (Syzygium aromaticum)
Clove helps to induce the production and release of bile from the liver and gallbladder, which aids in digestion and detoxification. Clove can also stimulate digestion and act as a pain reliever throughout the body.