Taste of Herbs: Astragalus Chai Recipe

https://tasteofherbs.com Astragalus chai tea boasts the powerful immuno-supportive benefits of sweet herbs like astragalus and codonopsis alongside the delicious pungent spices of ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and pepper. RECIPE printed below…

Because chai takes about an hour of simmering I love making chai tea on the wood stove. Very energy efficient!  

For those of you without a wood stove you might prefer using a crock pot for this chai. Simply put all the ingredients in a crock pot and leave it on low overnight. You’ll wake to the spicy warm smells of chai tea. 

What you’ll need…

10-15 small slices astragalus root
2 tablespoons of codonopsis root
2 tablespoons of ginger root
2 tablespoons dried orange peel
1 tablespoon of cinnamon chips
1 teaspoon of peppercorns
1-2 cardamom pods
3-5 allspice berries
1/4 teaspoon of cloves (about 3-5 cloves)
1 and 1/2 quarts of water

Place all the ingredients in a pan.

Bring to a boil.

Simmer for one hour.


Add milk and honey if desired.

Written by Rosalee de la Foret, for TasteOfHerbs.com, by LearningHerbs and Mountain Rose Herbs. © LearningHerbs

Post time: Jul-07-2017
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