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.
4 cups water
1/2 tablespoon ground turmeric
1/2 tablespoon ground ginger
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.