6 Ways To Make Your Morning Tea Extra Powerful
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In India, tea is more than just any beverage. It is an unparalleled experience that gives the kind of joy that no other drinks can give to Indians. It provides warmth, comfort, refreshment, and energy to the body all at once. In fact, in India, tea is made with a lot of nutritional condiments that increase its nutritional value. Also, this beverage is pretty flexible and can be made as per one's choice and needs.

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 It is possible to make delicious tea for a patient as well as a spectacular and flavourful tea for guests as well. A lot of people in India like to start their mornings with a cup of tea. In fact, for some people, morning tea is such a strict ritual that without it, they cannot go on with their day. This is why it is important to have a supercharged morning tea. Here are six creative ways to make one's morning tea extra charged and rejuvenating. 

* Cloves

Cloves are famous in India for their medicinal properties. Some people like to have detoxifying clove water in the morning as it helps in flushing out toxins. But for people who like to have some good taste in what they drink, an easier way is to add cloves to the morning tea. It helps in making one's immunity strong and also protects against seasonal changes.

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* Tulsi

Basil leaves, or tulsi patta, are famous in India for their medicinal properties. Basil leaves contain a lot of essential vitamins and minerals. As per a study published in the journal Foods in 2022, basil leaves have combined benefits of a lot of antioxidants and antimicrobial properties on the body. Adding Tulsi leaves to the morning tea can make it nutritional and full of antioxidants. 

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* Cardamon 

Cardamom has an enticing aroma and enhances the taste of the tea instantly. It is used in a lot of desserts because of its beautiful flavours and aroma. Cardamom tea is a very popular beverage in India and is made by people across the country. People in India also believe that cardamon strengthens the digestive system and helps provide relief from anxiety and stress. It also acts as a natural mouth freshener and gives a nice breath. Having a cup of cardamom tea in the morning can instantly make so much of a difference in one's mood.

* Ginger

Ginger helps in protecting the body against different types of infections. It is also extremely tasty and healthy for the body. As per a study published in the journal Molecules in 2022, Ginger has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Having a cup of ginger tea regularly is very good for the body as it provides strength to the immune system. Ginger tea is often consumed by people when one is down from a cold or fever. It also provides a lot of relief to someone who is suffering from a sore throat.

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* Longer Brewing Time

A longer brewing time helps in cooking all the ingredients of the tea properly. In India, there is a tradition of brewing tea longer than usual. Mostly, people brew tea for at least five minutes as it helps enhance the flavour of the day and also makes it stronger. The water and milk can absorb the tea and other condiments used in the preparation more effectively. Instead of using tea bags, one must always traditionally brew their tea.

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* Cinnamon 

Cinnamon tea is not only healthy but also very tasty. Cinnamon is a very popular spice in India that is used to make a dish taste instantly better. Adding cinnamon to tea is not only going to enhance its flavour but also make it good for digestion. As per a study published in Pharmacognosy Research in 2015, cinnamon has anti-inflammatory properties as well as antimicrobial properties. It instantly makes the nutritional profile of the morning tea a lot better and makes it fully charged for the mind and body.

* Adding Lemon

Lemon is another great source of antioxidants and also comes with a lot of other health benefits. Although one cannot add lemon to the regular milk chai, a special lemon tea can be prepared with the combination of some hot water, lemon, sugar syrup, and a handful of spices like cinnamon and cloves. Tea made of these ingredients is very popular in different parts of India, especially Banaras. This tea is considered an extremely important beverage to cure problems related to cough and cold.