Project Description

cinnamon tea

AYURVEDIC NUTRITIONAL FACTS

Rasa
Sweet, Pungent

Guna
Light

Virya
Hot

Vipaka
Pungent

Vata tea is a wonderful combination of few spices that is beneficial for a Vata body type person. It is helpful to improve digestion and resolve digestive issues. This tea is more suitable for a Vata body type person or suffering from Vata imbalance (constipation, gas, bloating).

Full Recipe in Details

Vata tea is a combination of amazing herbs which can help you deal with few Vata symptoms. This tea contains heating and warming spices, so consume it with caution. If you are not a Vata person it may not suit you well. So, it is better to take a body type (Prakriti) quiz available on our android app in the Google play store. The link to download is given on the Home page.

STARTING GUIDE
  • Cuisine: Indian

  • Prep Time: 0 mins

  • Cooking Time: 10 mins

  • Total Time: 10 mins

  • Rasa (taste): Pungent, Sweet

  • Guna (property): Light

  • Virya (potency): Hot

  • Vipaka (post digestion effect): Pungent

INGREDIENTS
  • 4 cup water

  • 1 small star anise

  • 1 bay leaf

  • A pinch of cinnamon powder

  • 1 teaspoon jaggery powder

GUIDE / INSTRUCTIONS
  • First, take a pan and keep it on a stove. Now, add 4 cups of water to it and add star anise, cinnamon, and bay leaf.

  • Then boil it over medium heat until it reduces to 1 cup. It may take around 5 to 10 minutes. This method will help absorb all the content from the spices. As a result, it will be more effective.

  • Lastly, when one cup is left, strain the tea and add jaggery powder to it. Mix it well, and it’s ready to drink.

NOTES

What is a Vata body type person?

As per Ayurveda, the three primary forces or bioenergies, namely – Vata, Pitta, and Kapha, govern our body. When these three bioenergies are in a state of balance inside our body, they provide us health. On the contrary, due to a bad diet, lifestyle, or weather change, when these doshas go out of balance, they can give rise to some ailments. However, you can easily maintain the balance of your doshas with a healthy diet and lifestyle. 

Each one of us has different dominant energies within us. Due to this, some are Vata body type people; some are Pitta/Kapha or dual body type people.

Vata people speak quickly; they walk fast, don’t like cold weather. They are more prone to constipation, dry skin, chapped lips, anxiety, insomnia, or unstable mind. For this reason, they need to consume warming food, herbs, and spices. 

Spices like cinnamon, star anise, and bay leaf are heating in nature. Here heating does not relate to the physical property; instead, it signifies its intrinsic property. Due to this, it keeps the body warm and reduces the Vata imbalance symptoms. 

Caution:

If you suffer from constipation, anxiety, sleeplessness, dry skin, or other Vata symptoms, kindly consult an Ayurvedic physician for better guidance. 

Always consult your physician and do not self-treat yourself, even if it is with any herbal remedy.

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