Despite a common misconception, Chai is not actually a flavour of tea but is actually a tea itself. Come on guys, its in own thing, lets stop this madness. The term 'chai' is quite literally the Hindi word for tea, derived from the Chinese word 'cha'. The most common form of this Assam Chai, which is known to help boost heart health, reduce blood sugar levels, aid digestion and help with weight loss. Here you'll find a variety of Chai forms with a number of benefits but that all ultimately share the same thing - they taste great.