Mama Chai Organic Tea | 40 servesAn enjoyable, calming & uplifting tea to support breastfeeding mamas. This is not just a breastfeeding tea... This is a delicious blend of herbs and spices to support mamas who are breastfeeding. Mama Chai was specifically designed to comfort, calm and uplift mamas. This blend not only tastes great, the herbs and spices in Mama Chai are traditionally used to help a mother's body with good milk supply whilst also supporting digestion and circulation. Add a dash of milk and spoon of honey and take a moment to yourself and provide your body with a helping hand. To maintain good health, it's important for mothers to be able to have some time to catch their breathe, even if it is only a few minutes with a cuppa. Organic Tea by Whole Natural Health uses the highest grade naturopathic herbs to ensure optimal therapeutic actions with an enjoyable taste. Please note... Mama Chai contains ingredients which are roots and barks and are a heavier tea than leaves and flowers. This means it may seem as though there is less tea in your tea cylinder when compared to other tea in our range when in fact Mama Chai contains 100g of tea when most other teas contain 80g. This also means that less tea is required for your brew. Use 1 tsp for a regular cup or 2 tsp for a stronger brew. Mama Chai Organic Tea includes the following: Dandelion root (Taraxacum officinalis)Dandelion is a favourable swap for coffee due to its roasted flavour but is also a wonder for the digestive system with gentle liver & gall-bladder stimulation & an anti-inflammatory action. Goat's Rue (Galega officinalis)Goat's Rue has been shown to contain a constituent which regulates blood sugar levels and was used to treat diabetes in Europe during medieval times. More recently, Goat's Rue is used to enhance the production of breast milk production. NB: Goat's Rue has the potential for interfering with Diabetes medication. Consult with your doctor if this applies to you. Moringa (Moringa oleifera)Moringa is a subtropical plant that has been used in Asian countries for hundreds of years for a great number of therapeutic effects including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, cardio-protective, liver-protective and breast milk production. Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-grae)Traditionally used to support the digestive system by soothing the lining of the digestive tract whilst also enhancing appetite. Fenugreek is also a popular spice used to enhance breast milk production. Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)A common culinary spice, fennel is also known to be a wonder for soothing tummy upset & bloating by relaxing the smooth muscles of the digestive system. Fennel is also used to support milk production of breastfeeding mothers. Aniseed (Pimpinella anisum)Aniseed has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine as well as Ayurvedic Medice and by the Ancient Greeks to enhance breast milk supply. Aniseed is also commonly used to soothe bloating and reduce spasms to soothe an upset tummy. Ginger (Zingiber officinalis)Ginger is known to have many positive effects on the body including relieving nausea & spasmodic pain as well as being anti-inflammatory, protective of the liver, soothing for an upset tummy & stimulating for the circulation via its warming effect on the body. Ginger has been used for thousands of years as part of a Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment following childbirth to help a mother recover and to support milk production. Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum)Cinnamon is known to help regulate blood sugar levels whilst also stimulating digestion & calming an upset stomach. Cinnamon is also warming for the body & adds a sweetness when used in tea. Cardamom (Elettaria cardamonum)Cardamom is a pungent spice which is related to ginger. Cardamom has been used for centuries to calm an upset tummy and eliminate gas.
Depending on your preferred taste, use 1-2 tsp per cup of recently boiled water and allow to brew for 3-5 minutes. Strain & enjoy with your favourite milk & sweetener or enjoy as it is.
Traditionally, chai is made over a flame and brewed with 1/2 milk & 1/2 water. If you have the time brew on the stove for up to 10 minutes to draw out more of the medicinal properties of the herbs and spices then add your sweetener of choice before drinking.
Drink 2-3 cups per day or brew a big batch and drink chilled throughout the day.
Hot tip: A splash of maple syrup is delicious in a cup of iced Mama Chai!