Considered the tonic root to cure all ailments, ginger has been used as both a medicine and a spice for over 5000 years. Its peculiar taste creates warmth and diversity to both sweet and savory dishes and its impressive list of wellness properties makes it a star in the world of alternative health. Adding a few nubs of ginger into your weekly diet can help strengthen immunity, speed recovery, enhance energy, correct GI issues, deter pain and nausea as well as detox internal toxins, kill cancer cells, decongest buildup and promote longevity.
The simple ginger tea below marries ginger with raw honey and lemon, the three work together well to create a spicy and delicious cup of tea. The ginger provides warmth while the raw honey adds a dab of sweetness and the lemon gives it a slightly bitter edge.
Simple Ginger Tea Recipe
- Nub of grated ginger
- 1 cup of hot water
- 1 tbsp. Raw honey
- 1 1/2 tbsp. Fresh squeezed lemon juice
Add all ingredients into the hot water and allow to sit for a few minutes, and then sip slowly, You can either eat the grated ginger left behind or discard. Drink a few cups of this ginger tea throughout the week to see lasting results.