Ginger powder in a bowl and a couple of ginger pieces around
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Ginger Root Tea Recipe for Cold

Relieve your bad cold by sipping a piping hit cup of this tea!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ginger root tea, ginger
Appliance: Stove
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Ishani Bose


  • 1 inch slice of a fresh ginger root (thoroughly washed)
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1-2 tbsp raw, organic honey
  • 1-2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne powder
  • 1 tbsp of lemon juice


  • To make ginger root tea for cold, slice the ginger root finely into 5-6 slices.
  • Add ginger to a pot with water and bring it to a boil.
  • Lower heat and allow the mixture to simmer for 4-5 minutes in the covered pot.
  • Add cayenne pepper and simmer for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool for 1-2 minutes. Add honey, lemon juice, and garlic.
  • Stir thoroughly until the honey is dissolved, and then enjoy!