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elevate chai health benefits

At DUPIsCHAI, we recapture the extensive and diverse history of chai by focusing on the wholeness of spices and their power to heal and restore.

Our Elevate Chai is made with premium black tea and freshly ground selected spices—these ingredients have been well researched and documented by scientists to treat digestive ailments such as gas, abdominal cramps, bloating, indigestion and constipation. Moreover, this blend aims to maintain normal blood sugar levels while improving cognition—fighting the post-meal crash amongst other benefits listed below.

For us, this refreshing blend of potent, premium ground spices and pure black tea is designed for health and as a bonus, to refresh your senses and encourage your vitality. Enjoy Elevate as a post-meal beverage or as a pick-me-up whenever you need it.

Below is a highlight of the wellness benefits of black tea and the five spices that make up our Elevate Chai. (some references in links, more will be posted soon)


black tea elevate health benefits

Moderate, not high, caffeine:

  • improves mental focus and concentration but in a relaxed manner
  • increases energy levels
  • stimulates metabolism

Hight in antioxidants, catechins and tannins:

  • prevent DNA damage
  • prevent cardiovascular diseases
  • decrease cancer risk
  • benefit the immune system
  • reduce blood pressure
  • treat diarrhea
  • relieve asthma
  • improve digestion
  • improve oral health
  • nourishes the skin

Thearubigins—high in black tea due to oxidation:

  • lessen effect of coughs and colds
  • provide anti-inflammatory effect
  • lesson IBS
  • fight cancer cells

Black tea article and references 




  • high levels of antioxidants— gingerols and shogaols
  • helps treat nausea
  • fights fungal infections
  • regulates blood sugar
  • anti-inflammatory properties—relieves joint and muscle pain
  • improves cardiovascular health—lowers cholesterol levels
  • improves brain function
  • promotes proper digestion
  • promotes cold and flu relief by diaphoretic effect

Ginger article and references 


cinnamon on spoon
  • ranks #1 out of 26 most popular herbs and medicinal spices in the world in terms of protective antioxidant levels
  • defends against cognitive decline and protects brain function
  • anti-inflammatory properties
  • anti-diabetic properties—helps fight diabetes
  • anti-microbial properties—fights infections and viruses
  • immunity-boosting
  • cancer and heart disease protecting abilities
  • protects dental health and freshens breath naturally

Cinnamon article and references 


cardamom benefit arise elevate chai
  • supports weight-loss by boosting metabolism and helps the body burn more fat efficiently
  • protects against cancer—specifically colorectal cancer
  • promotes hearth health
  • anti-depressant properties
  • prevents gastrointestinal diseases such as acidity, flatulence, and stomach cramps
  • anti-microbal Properties
  • anti-inflammatory properties—good for muscle and joint pain
  • improves oral health
  • anti-asthmatic properties—remedy for asthma
  • detoxifies the body by eliminating waste through the kidneys
  • improves blood circulation
  • freshens breath
  • helps fight depression

Cardamom article and references 




  • promotes digestion—dietary fiber content can further regulate irregular bowl movements
  • supports oral health with it antibacterial properties
  • detoxifies the body by assisting in liver and kidney health
  • regulates blood pressure by acting as a vasodilator
  • improves skin appearance by reducing inflammation, irritation and more

Nutmeg article and references


star anise benefits elevate
  • excellent source of antioxidants like linalool and Vitamin C
  • treats digestive ailments such as gas, abdominal cramps, bloating, indigestion and constipation
  • may assist in maintaining normal blood sugar levels
  • assists in oral health with its antibacterial properties that fight bacteria and provide fresh breath
  • may boost immune system and fight viral infections—high in shikimic acid

Star Anise article and references

Final Thoughts

To extract full flavour and maximize on the health benefits, spices need to be ground and steeped in hot water to release their nutrients. With a focus on Power of Spice, our Elevate Chai ratio is 1:1 tea and spices—5 whole spices, freshly ground and packaged for your convenience in small batches—maximizing on the nutrition. Our freshly ground spices allow for a faster steep and release of bioactive nutrients including phytochemicals, essential oils, vitamins and minerals. 

For your health, we bring you more spice with our Elevate Chai—health in a cup!

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