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Delicious, Detoxifying Ginger Tea

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Ginger has long been used as an ancient, natural remedy to halt nausea and protect the body against colds and flu. If you’re a fan of ginger, you’ve most likely eaten it alongside sushi, Asian entree’s, or perhaps as a side garnish to a main dish. Ginger blends well with most vegetables and meat, but today we’re going to get wild and and turn it into an immunity-boosting tonic!

Ginger’s medicinal properties are numerous, and listed below are just a few conditions improved by drinking ginger tea.

Health Benefits of Ginger:

  • Increased Blood Circulation
  • Nausea Relief
  • Boost Immune System
  • Migraine Relief
  • Reduce InflammationHot ginger tea
  • Cold and Flu Prevention
  • Heartburn Relief

Ginger tea, made by steeping fresh, grated ginger root in boiling water, is a great way to take advantage of the health benefits and listed above. If you’re new to making your own tea, this recipe is simple, user-friendly, and delicious.

Detoxifying Ginger Tea

Ingredients:

  • 1   cup boiling water
  • 4   1/8-inch slices fresh ginger
  • 1   small sprig fresh rosemary or mint, or 2 strips of lemon peel
  • 1/2  teaspoon raw, organic honey

Directions:

Pour water in cup. Add fresh ginger, rosemary, and honey. Stir to dissolve honey. Steep 5 minutes. Remove ginger and rosemary or, for intense ginger and rosemary flavor, leave in ginger and rosemary while sipping. Makes 1 serving.

*You can add various ingredients to your ginger tea based on your personal preferences. Feel free to combine it with green tea for a boost in antioxidants, or perhaps try dissolving bee pollen or other immune-boosting ingredients into the tea. Drink warm or store in the refrigerated for a chilled summer beverage.

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Author: eat.clean.health.

Jodi Geigle is a board certified nutrition and wellness professional highly experienced in nutrition counseling, wellness program creation, effective client behavior modification, corporate wellness and large scale team leadership with an emphasis in operations, technology and start up culture. Jodi has been featured in Women's Running, Active.com and MindBodyGreen.

3 thoughts on “Delicious, Detoxifying Ginger Tea

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