Total Time
10hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 hrs

This is an incredibly delicious Ayurvedic tea that promotes healing in the body. Yogi tea is an excellent digestive and energy stimulant. It takes a while to make but is worth it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place cinnamon sticks, cardamon, cloves, peppercorns, and ginger in the 2 quarts water in a large saucepan.
  2. Boil 30 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer on low for 2 hours.
  4. Add water as necessary.
  5. Remove from heat and let the concoction sit over night.
  6. Strain tea and discard all but the liquid.
  7. Reheat.
  8. After heating the tea, add 1 -2 teabags of black tea.
  9. Steep one minute, then remove teabags.
  10. The black tea is an important healing catalyst in the tea.
  11. Store in fridge.
  12. Add milk and honey to taste.
  13. Is good hot or cold.


Most Helpful

Smells fantastic, tastes even better, I love the rich smoky aroma of this tea, and you can feel how good it is for you, incredibly comforting. I made this with rooibos tea, and I refrigerated after making it, (Step 8) since I'm the only one who drinks it, I simply warmed a cup at a time. Loved it. I drink my tea black with no sugar, my DH tried a little and said he would definitely drink it with honey, if he drank it, but not a tea lover! I'll make this again, lovely to keep me going over the weekend!! Thank you Kimke, lovely!

Karen Elizabeth August 20, 2009

My husband said this recipe is a kissing cousin to the version of Yogi Tea he had in San Francisco. I had to hide some to keep him from drinking it all the first night I made it. I made it in a crock pot. I put all the spices in on high for 3 hours. (only used 4 cinnamon sticks) added the tea and simmered on low for 8 hours. I didn't strain it instead I dipped out the large pieces of spice so my version is "thicker." Due to cardiac issues I mix it half milk and half tea. I am allergic to bees and can't use honey so we use brown sugar. This tea is awesome, the second batch is in the crock pot as I review. I keeps well in a glass container in the frig.<br/>This tea has become my daily treat. I have discovered its just as yummy cold, in fact I prefer it that way.

JanaBird June 06, 2013

This rating is based on my changes, few but perhaps important. I kept everything the same except, being the unpatient person I can be, I only boiled for 5 minutes and simmered for 30 minutes. I then tossed in two tablespoons of loose India Black tea and steeped it for five minutes.

Maeven6 February 14, 2008

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