First Make the Adaptogenic Chai Tea Mix

This mix makes approximately 7 total cups of tea. See the next recipe box for instructions on making a single cup of tea.

Ingredients to Put Together

  • 3 tbsp plus 1 tsp hulled cardamom seeds
  • 3 tbsp plus 1 tsp dried ginger root
  • 3 tbsp plus 1 tsp dried cinnamon chips or a cinnamon stick (crushed into smaller pieces)
  • 5 tsp whole peppercorns
  • 3 tbsp plus 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 6 tbsp plus 2 tsp dried eleuthero root or astragalus root or a mixture of the two
  • 6 tbsp of dried hawthorne flowers

Mixing Instructions

  • Mix ingredients together and place them in a clean jar with a lid.

Then Making the Tea or Hot Infusion


  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ¼ to ½ cup coconut milk (or dairy half and half)
  • 2 tbsp chai tea mix (recipe above)
  • Sweetener of Agave Extract or Honey


  • Add water and 2 tablespoons chai tea mix to a small pot and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to a low simmer and allow to decoct for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from heat then allow to steep for an additional 5-10 minutes.
  • Stir in hot milk/coconut milk and sweeten to taste.

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