CCF Digestive tea
CCF is short for Cumin, Coriander, and Fennel, the three ingredients of this Ayurvedic tea blend. This tea blend is an excellent aid in digestion, assimilation, metabolism, and purification.
Cumin is warming, an ideal spice for Vata, coriander improves digestion and balances pitta. CCF tea is a Tridosha mixture which is good for all body types and all-season tea that you can sip throughout the day.
If you are on the go, take your hot CCF with you in a thermos. In summer, you can drink at room temperature.
Cumin – Salty, pungent – hot – pacifies Vata and Kapha
Coriander – bitter – astringent – dry, cooling – decreasing Pitta
Fennel – Sweet – moistening, cooling – decrease pitta
Benefits of CCF tea
Drinking CCF tea has some wonderful health benefits. All three spices are well regarded as carminative and digestive stimulants.
This recipe is also supposed to kindle the Agni (digestive fire). When the digestive fire is balanced, the body is able to absorb and utilize the nutrients better. And effectively break down ama/toxins.
CCF tea can support
- Relieve bloating
- Reduce flatulence
- Stimulates your appetite
- Ease nausea and vomiting
- Calm spasms in the stomach
- Promote mental clarity and modulate inflammation
- Stimulate lymphatic flow and balance blood glucose
- Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
- Coriander seeds – 1 tsp
- Fennel Seeds – 1 tsp
- 6 cups of water
Put the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fennel seeds, and water together in a large pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes
Strain the seeds and pour the CCF tea into a thermos and sip it throughout the day.