For most of us, tea, or rather chai is an early morning staple or a 4 o’clock evening ritual. For Masaba Gupta—it’s a wellness hack. She often takes over her social media to share numerous health and wellness tips, hacks, and workout videos motivating her audience to live a healthy life. One of her latest tips includes a digestive and de-bloat tea. Packed with natural and easily accessible ingredients Masaba Gupta’s go-to DIY herbal tea recipe is a quick recipe with pantry staples that aids in digestion and alleviates bloating.
Masaba’s de-bloat tea recipe
Take 2 liters of water and add 4 teaspoons of jeera (cumin), 4 teaspoons of coriander seeds, 4tsp of saunf (fennel), 4 pieces of cardamom, and one-fourth teaspoon of ajwain (carrom seeds). Boil this concoction till the water reduces to 1.5 liters and your de-bloat tea is ready. Masaba advises drinking this brew on an empty stomach and before meals throughout the day for better digestion and to prevent that annoying bloat.
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