Vedic Mix-To Simplify your Life without Sacrificing Taste and Quality

This blog was posted by Raj Tekchandani.

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As a blogger,  the term ‘ Vedic Mix’ got me quite excited in knowing what this product is all about. ‘Vedic’- the word actually refers to the Sanskrit Literature and the one of the old scriptures of Hinduism during the ancient Indian period.  The product which is an instant premix(tea) beverage originally signifies the Indian Taste and flavor. The founder of the product brings in a great experience of enjoying the beverage without causing any hustle in brewing and blending spices. It brings the experience of sipping the traditional tea and coffee  instantly- i.e. ready within no time.

The product is available in its two main formats of Sweetened and Unsweetened Tea consisting primarily of Indian Flavors such as Cinnamon flavor , Cardamom, Masala , Lemongrass and Saffron at quite reasonable prices. Along with premix chai, it serves its audience with instant premix coffee which is again good to go with. The product is completely gluten and GMO free as well. Apart from its completely distinguished taste, I really found the website of the brand too impressive – Clear yet elegant in its style of writing, really found the journey of the brand founder interesting to start with its ‘Indian Chai’ and promoting its product. With each of its flavors, it provides a list of educational  information as to how useful they are to the human body.

The product can be found on Social media sites on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram. Likewise, Vedic Mix has a facility of making an On line purchase through Amazon on the website itself. The product is also sold on a retail as well as on a wholesale basis. I feel the product has created a distinct identity of itself in its own extraordinary way by providing its target audience a blend of Indian herbs and spices .

I would hereby recommend my subscribers to try this Refreshing ‘Chai’ and Coffee and enjoy its appealing taste and smell as they say the product is made for its tea-drinkers for making their life easy without any compromise in its taste and Quality. Suggestions from the viewers is invited on their opinion about Vedic Mix


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Is chai tea good for digestion?

Legend and lore suggest Chai Tea was invented by a royal king in India who kept his recipe undisclosed and sacred. In fact Chai Tea is a product of Ayurveda, a science of India that dates as far back as five thousand years. Chai does not refer to a particular type of tea but the manner in which it is prepared and served, with milk/cream and honey/sugar. Traditionally each family would have their own recipe of herbs and spices to mix and boil with tea leaves. This recipe was based on available ingredients and the constitutions of family members. Typically this is a highly potent blend that has myriad medicinal and health promoting properties. Among these benefits of consuming Chai regularly is to increase the digestive fire, sooth and relax the digestive tract, increase waste and toxin excretion, elevate metabolism, and decrease appetite.

Science is finding Tea (Black, Green, and Oolong), the main ingredient of Chai, is an excellent source for anti-oxidants, good for the heart, and reducing cholesterol levels. In addition numerous herbs are combined with the Tea to give it its unique flavors and healing properties. It isn’t one herb or spice in general that aids in digestion but the combination of many acting together. The result is a delicious, piquant, and often times dark brew.

Chai Tea, like the human body, is a homogenous mixture of many compounds acting and reacting together to create harmony. As with soup, the ingredients when boiled in water draw out and enhance the flavors within one another before fusing together to form one wholesome decoction you can drink. Digestion begins with the mouth and usually we tend to equate bad tastes and smells with being good for us. Such is not the case with Chai. It represents a harmonious blend of all five tastes (sweet, sour, bitter, salt, and spice) recognized by the taste buds that is also pleasing to the other senses.


Text of the ancient healing tradition Ayurveda indicate that cardamom tea has been used after meals to aid digestion for about 5,000 years. Based on anecdotal reports, acid from coffee and spicy foods such as curry can irritate the intestines, produce gas and make dairy difficult to digest. “Yoga Journal” says cardamom can be brewed and added to coffee to neutralize the acid and can be consumed as a tea during or after meals to reduce the gas associated with spicy foods.

Black Pepper is one of the first ingredients to stimulate the body as it works with the taste buds and their relationship to the stomach.  The taste buds signal the stomach to excrete hydrochloric acid which is necessary for digestion of proteins and other food components.  If food goes undigested by the stomach it can sit sedentary for hours.  This leads to symptoms of indigestion and/or heartburn.  If undigested food moves into the intestinal tract it begins to rot.  The intestines are meant for absorbing nutrients not digesting them.  As the food begins to rot it becomes an ideal place for gas producing, diarrhea inducing, and constipation causing gut bacteria.  In addition the outer layer of the peppercorn helps stimulate metabolism and breakdown existing fat cells.

Cinnamon is considered to be one of the world’s oldest known spices.  There was a time when it was considered such a commodity it was used as a type of currency.  It is found in nearly every Chai.  It aids in digestion by calming the stomach, fighting bacteria and fungus.  It has been shown to increase production of insulin in test tube trials and has anti-nausea and diarrhea attributes.  Cinnamon also enhances the effects of other herbs and bridges the gap between flavors.

Ginger is the only root employed in medicine and cooking.  It has a mild, cool flavor that helps settle the stomach.  The gingerols and shogaols found in Ginger have been proven to ease the effects of motion sickness.

Cloves are often found in various Chai Teas.  They are revered for their ability to kindle the digestive fire.  Cloves are also good for soothing the throat and mouth and are sometimes incorporated into lozenges or sprays for such purposes.

Although there seems to be little scientific basis for the claims, Mexican folk medicine holds that the benefits of lemongrass tea include: aiding digestion, calming nervous disorders and helping in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Saffron has been known since Antiquity as a remedy for all pains, without claiming to be a universal medicine, it is however a natural solution for many health problems in our times. In the East, saffron was generally used to treat light to moderate depression; it had the reputation to bring cheerfulness and wisdom. Because of this, it is said that it has aphrodisiac properties for women.


Chai Tea is available in store bought teabags or if you are into making your own the herbs are quite tangible and can be found year round at your local health store. To brew the chai it takes 20 minutes and you can now buy instant pre mix chai, just add hot water at    Traditionally it is served with milk or cream and honey.  The milk softens the flavor of the many potent herbs and the honey, sometimes referred to as “Perfection of Sweet,” balances the spices.

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Must have drink “Thandai” for Holi celebration.

Indian festivals like Holi and Shivratri are incomplete without this refreshing beverage called Thandai, which is extremely popular in North and Central India. The thandai drink is a beautiful combination of various kinds of nuts, saffron (called kesar or zaffran), milk, rose, a hint of spices and white poppy seeds (called khuskhus in Hindi). This beverage, when served chilled, has a magical effect on your tastebuds: with every sip you will feel that the subtle smell of rose and the saffron is calming you down and relaxing your senses, while the assorted nut paste mixed with just the right amount of spices add a sense of fullness and satisfaction. Such is the power of this wonderful festive beverage from India!

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Tea is India’s most popular drink – the country consumes 837,000 tonnes of it every year.

In India, chai is more than just a cup of tea to start the day – the thick sweet drink is an integral part of the rhythm of life.India produces and consumes more tea than any other country in the world, except for China, including the famous Assam tea and Darjeeling tea.There are plans to officially recognize tea as the “National Drink” in 2013. Tea is also the ‘State Drink’ of Assam.
The cultivation and brewing of tea in India has a long history of applications in traditional systems of medicine and for consumption. The practice of Ayurveda has resulted in a long standing tradition of herbal teas. Traditional Indian kitchens have long utilized the medicinal benefits offered by various plants and spices such as basil (Tulsi), cardamom (Elaichi), pepper (Kali Mirch), mint (Pudina), etc., and traditionally, teas made with these plant leaves and/or spices have been in use for centuries for maladies ranging from the serious to the trifling. Tea is also mixed with these traditional herbs. The taste of chai (sweet and milky) helps disguise the stronger and more bitter flavors of some of the medicinal additives, while other, more pleasant flavors such as cardamom and ginger add a pleasing flavor and aroma to the tea along with health benefits.
Today, India is one of the largest tea producers in the world, with over 70% of the tea being consumed within India itself.
Interestingly, this beverage that so many people associate with India was actually not consumed until the time of the British Raj. India grew a large amount of tea in areas such as Assam and Darjeeling, however the majority of Indians consumed coffee. The British East India Company became concerned as they realized they were losing a vast source of income to the Chinese, who had a virtual monopoly on tea sales. Thus, the East India Company began promoting tea to Indians. At first, the Indians were skeptical, and did not want to abandon their strongly flavored coffee. But eventually someone added strongly flavored spices to a sweet and milky tea and masala chai took off!

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Summer Drink- Ice Chai Latte make it in 2 minutes

Summer is just around the corner and it is all about soaking up the sun outdoors while creating fun memories with

family and friends.

Here is the best way to minimize your effort but adding the Pizzazz to your party.

Today I will show a quick recipe for Vedic Mix Ice Chai Latte. I have used Vedic Mix Cinnamon Chai Latte.

Just add water and ice and serve this drink on any of your summer nights!!

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 Take 8oz of water or 1 cup

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 Pour the water in the blender

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 Add 1 packet of any Vedic Mix  Chai or Coffee into the blender

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 Add 1/2 cup of Ice

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 Blend it for 1 min

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 Super Yummy Drink ready in 2 minutes!!!

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 No need for adding sugar, milk or any spice.



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Drink your Chai and break your cup

Indians have been making biodegradable chai cups for generations. This is a custom in Kolkata, India, of drinking chai out of tiny, unglazed, terracotta cups. This is a fascinating story of how, after a customer finished his or her chai, they would simply smash the cup on the ground. Because the shards were unglazed, the cup would simply dissolve over time in the rain and sun, and from the friction of peoples feet walking over it. Drinking chai this way was apparently a custom followed all over India. On India’s trains, people would sip tea out of the tiny cups, tossing them out the windows once they were empty, leaving behind trails of red shards that snaked along India’s railway tracks, all over the country. A gritty layer of dry clay would settle to the bottom of the cup of chai, giving every cup a subtle earthy flavor.
Tea shops in Kolkata have staunchly resisted plastic and Styrofoam. They kill the chai experience as any aficionado will tell you. Kolkata street tea is served in terracotta bhaars that give the chai a distinct earthy flavor. Please don’t freak out if you find a tiny mud chip sticking to your tongue! Count it towards the overall experience. And when you’re done, guess what? Roll down your window and drop the bhaar right on the street, with ne’er a qualm. Observe the childish glee you feel when you hear it smash with a satisfying “plok!”. Nobody will fine you for littering. Kolkata folks are not uptight and snarky that way. Besides it’s earth to earth, ashes to ashes: bhaars are Mother Earth’s best friend.
What is the best accompaniment with chai? Did you say samosas? Biscuit? Cake? Nicht, nicht and nicht. What goes best with chai is adda (chit-chat). Friends, chai and adda – is a lovely threesome. And believe me folks, it doesn’t get any better than that.

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Add Herbs and Spice to your life

Herbs and spices are also an inexpensive way to add flavor to food without the extra fat, calories, sodium or cholesterol. Most of us have herbs and spices in our kitchen cabinet somewhere and they often get haphazardly added to recipes and culinary creations. Interestingly, most herbs and spices have health benefits attached to them, not to mention they improve the taste of so many foods! The problem is, most herbs and spices have been sitting on a grocery store shelf for so long, and thus they don’t have much nutritional value left.

All spices originate from plants: flowers, fruits, seeds, barks, leaves, and roots. Herbs and spices not only improve the taste of foods, but can help preserve them for longer periods of time. Herbs and Spices have antibacterial and antiviral properties and many are high in B-vitamins and trace minerals. True sea salt, for instance, contains 93 trace minerals. Most herbs and spices also contain more disease-fighting antioxidants than fruits and vegetables.The problem in America is that the most potent and healthy herbs are rarely used, mainly from lack of knowledge about them, while the least potent (salt and pepper) are the most commonly used seasonings.

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How a cup of tea could save your life

There’s nothing like a good cup of tea to quench your thirst and leave you feeling refreshed and ready to face the world. It’s a wonder how something so simple as tea leaves soaked in hot water, can have such an effect on a person. With a large array of health benefits, tea can be seen as a lifesaver to some; but this may be truer than you think.
Tea may reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke. Unwanted blood clots formed from cholesterol and blood platelets cause heart attack and stroke. Drinking tea may help keep your arteries smooth and clog-free, the same way a drain keeps your bathroom pipes clear. A 5.6-year study from the Netherlands found a 70 percent lower risk of fatal heart attack in people who drank at least two to three cups of black tea daily compared to non-tea drinkers.
Drinking tea may help your body’s immune system fight off infection. When 21 volunteers drank either five cups of tea or coffee each day for four weeks, researchers saw higher immune system activity in the blood of the tea drinkers.
It’s not just the milk added to tea that builds strong bones. One study that compared tea drinkers with non-drinkers, found that people who drank tea for 10 or more years had the strongest bones, even after adjusting for age, body weight, exercise, smoking and other risk factors. The authors suggest that this may be the work of tea’s many beneficial phytochemicals.

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What Is Chai Wallah?

Chai wallahs are everywhere in India.  Everywhere.  From busy urban street corners to hidden alleyways, at bus depots and railway platforms and walking through the train cars, along riversides and on footpaths that lead to religious pilgrimage sites in the middle of nowhere – when you need a fresh cup of tea, the chai wallah is always near.

When pulling into a train station in India, the first sound you hear is the ensemble of chai wallahs singing their sales pitch. Breaking chai into two syllables and accentuating the second, “chai-eee, chai-eee,” the chai wallahs make them- selves known to the passengers. You can hang out the window and get a chai to go, or wait for them to come to your seat.

Chai wallahs’ small stands are like the hub of a wheel whose spokes are people from every walk of life. At one chai stand, you might find a rickshaw puller next to a businessman next to a college girl, all drinking the same brew from the same cups. In a country as stratified as India, where caste, socioeconomic status and religion can be incredibly divisive, it’s amazing to see barriers melt away over a cup of chai.

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Health Benefits of Chai Tea

Many of the component herbs in chai tea are considered powerful anti-inflammatory agents. The World’s Healthiest Foods website notes that the main constituent in cloves, called eugenol, is a potent anti-inflammatory used to relieve gum pain and general inflammation. According to an article published in the “Journal of Medicinal Food” in 2005, ginger has broad anti-inflammatory properties that make it useful as a natural alternative to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Cinnamon also has known anti-inflammatory action in the body, according to an article published in “Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition” in October 2010.

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