Links regarding the health benefits of...
- black pepper: http://www.indepthinfo.com/pepper/health.shtml
- cinnamon: http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/nutrition/a/cinnamonbenefit.htm
- ginger: http://www.healthdiaries.com/eatthis/10-health-benefits-of-ginger.html
- cardamom: http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/cardamom.html
- cloves: http://www.indepthinfo.com/cloves/health.shtml
- anise: http://themodernherbal.com/2010/12/star-anise-health-benefits/
I'll let you look up the benefits of black tea and honey (if you add it to your chai) your own dang self.
I guess I'll be living forever now. Pardon me while I go brew another cup.