Spices form an important ingredient of food as well as herbal teas in India. Indian spices such as Cloves and ginger are famous all over the world for their natural aroma, flavor, taste and medicinal value. Due to the therapeutic uses of these spices, they are commonly used as herbal tea ingredients in India. since these spices serve as raw materials in the preparation of herbal teas in India, they should be free from contaminants.