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Turmeric and Ginger Tea Recipe

Posted on November 22, 2009

This turmeric and ginger tea recipe is a healthy, easy tea that you can make at home in order to reap the health benefits of turmeric. Adding ginger is a great way to combine the healing and restorative effects of these two herbs in one drink.

Drink this tea whenever you’re feeling under the weather. Turmeric has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-viral properties. Ginger is anti-inflammatory and anti-viral as well and it aids in the treatment of nausea and is therefore particularly helpful when you have food poisoning or a stomach virus.

Ingredients
4 cups water
1/2 tablespoon ground turmeric
1/2 tablespoon ground ginger
lemon (optional)
honey (optional)

Directions
Bring water to a boil. Reduce heat and add turmeric and ginger. Simmer for 10 minutes.

Strain into a mug using a mesh strainer or cheesecloth.

Add honey and/or lemon to taste.

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