01/6What is Agani Tea and how can it benefit you?
If you are a tea fanatic, you might have heard of Agani Tea or Fire tea and the plethora of benefits it offers. Agani Tea majorly benefits the digestive system and is said to keep it agile and free from toxins. This tea recipe includes cayenne pepper. Yes, you read that right. Fire tea actually contains a touch of spice in the form of cayenne pepper, which is added in the tea especially to improve gut health. Read on to know how to make Agani Tea and the benefits it offers. (image credits- istock)
02/6As per Ayurveda
As per Ayurveda, your body is made of five elements- fire, earth, water, air and ether. The fire basically denotes the digestive fire of our body that carries out functions like digestion, extracting the nutrients from food and converts the food into energy. It is said that a strong digestive fire can keep the gut healthy while a weak digestive fire can cause poor gut health and might lead to toxin accumulation. In order to keep your digestive fire burning, include this tea in your diet and witness its amazing benefits. (image credits- istock)
Metabolism is the rate at which the food you eat is converted into energy. If your metabolism is fast-paced, you will always be high on energy and will also rarely gain weight. This is because your body burns the calories efficiently to keep you fit. A combination of cayenne pepper boiled with ginger, black salt and honey give a boost to your overall metabolism. (image credits- istock)
If you are always looking out for new weight loss drinks, then add Agni Tea to your drink. It is an amazing fat cutting tea that gives you a feeling of satiety and will prevent false hunger pangs. Since Agani tea flushes out toxins from the body, it has a detoxifying effect. (image credits- istock)
05/6Source of vitamin C
Cayenne pepper is a rich source of vitamin C and when combined with lemon juice, this concoction offers a power-packed dose of vitamin C. Agani tea boosts your immunity, improves iron absorption rate of the body and can even keep blood pressure under check. (image credits- istock)
06/6Agani Tea recipe
Ingredients required- 1 litre of water, one pinch cayenne pepper, 1 inch of ginger, 2 tbsp honey, 1-2 tbsp lemon juice and black salt as per taste.
- Add water to a pan and keep it on high flame.
- Add a pinch of cayenne pepper, honey and black salt to it.
- Grate the ginger directly into the pan and give it a stir.
- Let it come to a boil, then turn the heat to medium and let the tea simmer for at least 15 minutes.
- Once done, let the tea cool down a bit and mix lemon juice in it.
- Now strain the tea into cups and drink warm.
- Tip- You can use red chilli powder if you can’t find cayenne pepper.