Chai is steeped in a rich history. The name “chai” is actually the Hindi word for “tea”, which was derived from “cha”, the Chinese word for “tea”. The traditional ingredients of a spiced tea blend usually include black tea mixed with strong spices, like cinnamon, ginger, peppercorns, star anise, fennel, coriander, cardamom, cloves & other spices. Chai tea is a sweet & spicy tea renowned for its fragrant aroma.