MMM! Ginger tea is the ideal tea for fall and winter!
For centuries, ginger has been used for its exceptional health benefits. This spice originated in China and has been touted the world over for its powerful medicinal properties. Did you know that ginger can help relieve muscle pain and soreness, lower your blood sugar and cholesterol levels, and help to prevent cancer? Another benefit that ginger is known for is helping to aid your digestive system!
Ginger is known to help with indigestion, nausea, and morning sickness. It’s a natural way to help if you have these issues. Making a hot cup of ginger tea is a healthy and comforting way to help to combat these ailments.
Making ginger tea is quite simple. All you need is fresh ginger and water. You can add a bit of honey, lemon juice, or cinnamon to it, too, for a bit of flavor!
Here is a simple recipe for ginger tea that we think you will enjoy. It’s tasty and your body will thank you for it, too!
Homemade Ginger Tea
- 2 Tbsp. fresh grated ginger
- 4 cups filtered water
- 2 Tbsp. vegan honey or pure maple syrup
- 1 lemon, juiced
- Extra: cinnamon for an extra kick!
Peel the ginger root with a peeler or with the back of a spoon.
Grate the ginger with a grater/zester. If you slice it, slice it thin and use more. Infuse the ginger.
If you are using a saucepan, bring the water to a boil, add ginger, and turn off heat. Put the lid on it and let it steep for 10 minutes. If you are using a teapot, add ginger in the teapot and pour boiling water in it. Let it steep for about 10 minutes.
If you are using a saucepan, strain the water to remove the ginger.
Add fresh lemon juice, stir, and enjoy!
If you want a cold tea, let your tea cool down, store it in the fridge and add ice cubes before serving.