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Categories Recipes, Sipping - Cold, Sipping - Warm

Powerful Ginger Tea

Powerful Ginger Tea

Author Shani - Lemon Tree Nutrition
Ginger has been shown to have some antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties and even help with the prevention of some diseases. Upset stomach, nausea, common colds etc. can all get some relief with this powerful root.
Warm or cold, lightly sweetened or not - it’s delicious anyway. Please note that the end result of this tea is quite spicy. You can choose to dilute it to your liking with more water.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins

Equipment

  • A medium-sized pot
  • A mug (for warm tea) or tall glass (for cold tea)

Ingredients
  

  • 2-inch root of fresh ginger organic
  • 6 cups water
  • Sweetener of choice - ie. honey, maple syrup, coconut sugar etc. optional
  • couple of slices of fresh lemon optional
  • 1 cinnamon stick optional

Instructions
 

  • Wash the Ginger root and cut diagonally into thin slices.
  • Place in a pot and cover with water.
  • Bring to boil, then lower to medium-low heat.
  • Simmer for about 20 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat. At this point, you can leave the ginger pieces in the tea or discard them.
  • Serve hot in a mug or cold in a tall glass with a few ice cubes*
  • If you wish, you can add to the last 5 minutes of cooking, lemon slices, sweetener of choice, or a cinnamon stick.

Notes

*If you find the flavour too strong, you can place only half of the tea in your cup or mug and add an equivalent amount of water or as needed.
This tea is delicious warm or cold.