How to Make Authentic Yogi Tea From Scratch

How to Make Authentic Yogi Tea From Scratch

What is Yogi Tea?

Yogi Tea is a delicious and healthy drink that is made with a blend of spices and herbs. In the Ayurvedic tradition of India, herbal teas made from ingredients such as ginger, turmeric, holy basil (tulsi), and licorice are believed to promote digestive health, boost immunity, and reduce inflammation in the body. Similarly, in traditional Chinese medicine, green tea and other herbal teas are believed to have antioxidant properties, improve cognitive function, and promote relaxation and calmness.

Overall, the choice of tea consumed by yoga practitioners may vary depending on individual preferences and the specific health benefits they are looking to achieve.

What are the benefits of drinking Yogi Tea?

  1. Promotes relaxation: It contains herbs such as chamomile, valerian, and passionflower, which can help promote relaxation and reduce stress.
  2. Aids digestion: It contains herbs such as ginger, fennel, and peppermint, which can help soothe the digestive system and aid in digestion.
  3. Boosts immunity: It contains herbs such as echinacea, elderberry, and licorice root, which are known to boost the immune system and help fight off infections.
  4. Supports healthy joints: It contains herbs such as turmeric and ginger, which have anti-inflammatory properties that may help reduce joint pain and stiffness.
  5. Promotes healthy skin: It contains herbs such as burdock and dandelion, which are believed to help purify the blood and promote healthy skin.

How To Make Traditional Yogi Tea:

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Here's how you can make authentic Yogi Tea from scratch: 


  • 4 cups of water 
  • 10 cloves 
  • 10 cardamom pods 
  • 10 black peppercorns 
  • 1 cinnamon stick 
  • 1 piece of fresh ginger (about 2 inches) 
  • 1/2 tsp of black tea leaves 
  • 1 cup of milk 2-3 tbsp of honey (optional) 


Step 1: Begin by adding 4 cups of water to a pot and bring it to a boil. 

Step 2: While the water is heating up, gather the spices and herbs you will need. 

Step 3: Add the cloves, cardamom pods, black peppercorns, and cinnamon stick to the pot of water. Peel and slice the fresh ginger into thin slices and add it to the pot.

Step 4: Let the mixture simmer for 20-30 minutes on low heat, allowing the spices to infuse into the water. Stir occasionally. 

Step 5: After 30 minutes, add the black tea leaves to the pot and let it steep for an additional 2-3 minutes. 

Sep 6: Add 1 cup of milk to the pot and bring it to a boil. Make sure to watch the pot closely, so the milk doesn't boil over. 

Step 7: Once the milk has come to a boil, turn off the heat and let the mixture sit for a minute or two. 

Step 8: Finally, strain the mixture into a teapot or individual cups, and add honey to taste if desired. 

Enjoy your homemade Yogi Tea, and feel free to experiment with the recipe by adjusting the amounts of spices and herbs to suit your preferences. Regenerate response

Can you drink Yogi Tea everyday?

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In general, Yogi Tea can be consumed daily as part of a healthy diet. However, it's important to keep in mind that Yogi Tea contains herbs and spices that may interact with certain medications or have adverse effects on certain individuals. If you have any medical conditions or take medications, it's always a good idea to speak with your healthcare provider before adding any new herbal supplement, including Yogi Tea, to your diet. 

Additionally, it's important to make sure that you're not drinking an excessive amount of Yogi Tea. Overall, moderation is key, and it's always a good idea to listen to your body and adjust your intake accordingly.

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