Agni TeaAgni is the fire element and is directly correlated to your digestive fire, which regulates temperature, performs digestion (absorption and assimilation of food), and transforms food into energy. This Tea is an essential Ayurvedic drink because it helps stimulate your digestion for optimal functioning. Try this recipe from The Ayurvedic Institute.
- 1-quart water
- 1-pinch of cayenne
- 2-handfuls minced ginger root
- 2 Tbsp sweetener
- 1 tsp Himalayan salt
ChyawanprashChyawanprash is a Rasayana and is called the elixir of life in Ayurveda. It is a uniquely designed herbal formula of medicinal herbs, honey, and ghee known to rejuvenate the entire body, stimulate digestion, regulate elimination, and focus the mind for mental clarity. It’s renowned in Ayurveda because it contains all 6 tastes, making it the perfect balance of all doshas’ elements and qualities! Take Chyawanprash consistently for at least 2 weeks for the botanicals to take effect.
- 1 tsp Chyawanprash
- 12 oz of boiled water
Fenugreek and Fennel TeaHave you ever noticed in Indian restaurants that they typically offer fennel seeds, sometimes candied ones, to nibble on before and after your meal? That’s because fennel is a digestive aid and stimulates your agni, which increases the digestibility of your meal. Fenugreek is another Indian staple and is excellent for cleansing. Try this simple tea from Joyful Belly to boost your digestion and cleanse your body.
- ¼ cup fennel seeds
- ½ cup fenugreek seeds
- 6 cups of water
Triphala TeaTriphala is an Ayurvedic staple. It is a traditional formula that combines three Ayurvedic superfruits; Haritaki, Amalaki, and Bibhitaki. Combining these superfruits offers a unique ability to nourish your entire body while also gently cleansing your whole system. Triphala is best taken in the evening before bed, 3 hours after your last meal, with warm water. Be aware, Triphala powder is a medicinal formula and therefore is not the most pleasant tasting.
- 1 tsp organic Triphala powder
- 12 oz hot water