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Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Healthy Ginger Tea Recipes


Ginger Tea Recipe



Ginger tea is a spicy conventional beverage consumed & enjoyed regularly in & around Asia and also popular across the world.

Amma used to prepare it when we get cold or during rainy seasons & serve with hot pakodas or samosas.

The Herb contains plenty of anti-oxidants & consumed as a delicacy, medicine, or spice. India has over 30% of the global production share leading China, Indonesia, Nepal & Thailand.(Source:Wiki)

For Womens/ladies, placing hot towel drenched completely in ginger tea & applied on stomach provides relief from menstrual cramps.

Ginger combined with any one of these : honey, apple, lemon is a great reliver of stress which should be a 'must-have' in your kitchen. I will share with you some of the tea recipe that can be prepared with Ginger.

1. Ginger & honey Tea :

Ingredients
  • Ginger : 2 tbsp
  • Honey : 1 tbsp(based on taste)
  • water : 1 cup


Wash & peel 2 tbsp of ginger. Slice or cut into small pieces. Heat a cup of water & add ginger. Let it simmer for ten minutes. Switch off & strain the boiled ginger water into a tea cup. cover the cup fore few minutes till the aromatic elements immerse well. Add a tbsp of honey & drink at room temperature.

Health benefit:
  • Stomach upset reliever
  • Arthritis Treatment
  • Fighting Infections
  • Cold,cough & illness
  • Motion Sickness


Source: Ginger Tea health benefits

2. Ginger lemon Tea Recipe

Ingredients
  • Ginger : 2 tbsp
  • Lemon : Slices
  • Water : 1 cup


Wash, peel ginger & cut into small pieces. Add slices of lemon, chopped ginger into a cup of hot water & cover it with lid. Use a fork or your hand & extract the lemon juice. Strain & drink at room temperature.

Health benefits:
  • Ginger lemon tea stimulate digestion(Source: the Daily Mail)
  • Lemon is known for its anti-bacterial & immune-boosting powers.
  • Ginger's anti-inflammatory properties prevents cancers


3. Green tea

Ingredients
  • Green tea leaves
  • Water-1 Cup


Boil a cup of water & add the green tea leaves. Let it stay for few minutes. Strain the water & drink at room temperature. Don't let tea leaves stay for longer as tea will taste bitter.

Tulasi leaves can also be added in green tea for additional blend.
Health Benefits:
  • Oral Health
  • Bone Health
  • Weight Loss
  • Cancer
  • Heart Health

Source: Benefits of green tea

4. Apple Ginger tea I was not aware about this tea until i came across that it was a source of medicine for cancer treatments.

Ingredients
  • Ginger : 1/2 slice
  • Apple : 1/2 Sliced(Remove Seeds)
  • Water : 1 cup


Grind & Juice apple & ginger & add it to a cup of hot green tea. Drink immediately.

Health Benefit:

Ginger in this tea helps to reduce nausea associated with cancer treatment.
Source: cancer treatment:Apple ginger tea

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4 comments:

  1. wow dii...it gives a pleasant look....nd d recipe index will help a lot...nd thanx fr d ginger tea too....ll try it out nd tell u hows it soon :):)

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  2. Great Blog!! ginger is really good for health. Your thought processing is wonderful. The way you tell the thing is awesome.
    herbalhills

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