Mahatma Masala Chai translates from Hindi as “Great Soul Spiced Tea”. We hope you find the name befitting for our blend of India CTC Assam, ginger, cardamom, clove, and cinnamon. CTC Assam is commonly used, as these machine rolled black tea pellets are ideal for boiling, the traditional way chai is made. Masala chai’s history reputedly goes back thousands of years in Ayurveda as a way of combining tea with beneficial herbs. Today, it is found commonly and is many people’s first introduction to quality tea.