Delicious Homemade Ginger Tea Recipe

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A warm cup of ginger tea is the healthiest way to start your day. It is the cure for all kinds of ailments, be it an undying cold, fever, or a sore throat. To be precise, ginger tea is a warm and soothing beverage that provide anti-inflammatory, immune-boosting and detoxifying properties. There are a number of ways to make this drink at home. So without waiting any longer, let’s get started!

A cup of ginger tea with sliced lemon and a bowl of honey and whole ginger on a sackcloth
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How to Make Ginger Tea

Fight off the cold and viral infection with the amazing ginger tea!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: ginger tea
Appliance: Electric water boiler
Servings: 1 People

Ingredients

  • 1 ginger root (1-2 inches in length)
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2 lemon (wedges) (optional)
  • 1 tbsp milk (optional)

Instructions

  • To make homemade ginger tea, start off by peeling the ginger root and slicing it into 10-12 pieces.
  • In the meantime, boil 2 cups of water in a small saucepan or pot.
  • Add the ginger to the water and allow it to steep for 8-10 minutes.
  • Thereafter, strain the liquid into a cup (you can leave 1-2 pieces of ginger in the tea to continue steeping).
  • Add the juice from the lemon wedges, as well as honey or milk (optional).
    A cup of ginger tea with sliced lemon and a bowl of honey and whole ginger on a sackcloth
  • Stir the drink thoroughly before serving. Now sit back, relax and enjoy your warm tea!

Notes

Make sure that you drink this tea in moderation, as an excess of it can lead to acid reflux, insomnia, and other health conditions. The recommended consumption of ginger is 4-5 grams per day and not more than that. You can also try brown rice syrup as a sweetener in place of honey for a different and exciting taste!

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Vanya Sharma handles the medical expert collaboration for Organic Facts. She is also responsible for the website’s monthly newsletter and website content and contributes to Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube regularly. A writer at heart, she joined the website while she was still pursuing her English Literature degree from IGNOU, Delhi, India. Vanya has completed the “Introduction to Food and Health” certificate program from Stanford University, US. She aims to bring unbiased and helpful information to all those seeking to make their health and lifestyle a priority.

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