Moringa Leaf

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A small tree that is native to North India, Moringa oleifera also known as  horse radish tree, ben oil tree, drumstick tree. Nearly all parts of the tree are edible. Scientists are just beginning to research and validate the many uses of Moringa as a medicinal herb, found to have impressive levels of vitamin B6 and Iron in their leaves. With high contents of Vitamin C in the pods, over 150% of the recommended daily allowance. Moringa is thought to increase blood antioxidant levels which is beneficial in preventing many diseases, and can be used to preserve meat and other foods. It is advised that one not consume Moringa immediately following a meal as it can prevent the absorption of vital minerals and proteins.

Studies researching the effect of Moringa herb is just getting underway. Though promising results in research on rats find many health benefits. We also have the history of its use for thousands of years for treating and preventing many diseases.

Teas and supplements are available online. We recommend Organic Moringa Powder .

 

 

Disclaimer: GingerHoneyTea.com is for entertainment purposes only. While we wish for everyone to enjoy the benefits of alternative healing, we are not licensed medical professionals. Always check with your doctor or a licensed professional when trying a new food, nutritional supplement or exercise regimen to ensure safety. It’s encouraging that more and more doctors are open to using treatments combining alternative and conventional medicine, so we encourage you to ask and get their advice before proceeding with trying recipes shared on this site.

Cerasee Tea

20160304_133339.jpgWith the scientific name Momordica charantia, “Cerasee Tea” is a staple in many Jamaican households. The highly potent, medicinal herb is Native to Africa and carried by African Slaves brought to the Americas. Though extremely bitter in taste, the herb is taken often by those who experience its numerous health benefits of Cerasee tea including anti-inflammatory and immune boosting properties to combat the cold/ flu season, acne particularly for women around the time of menstruation, detox after eating sugary foods. Others believe that it is useful in treating hypertension, hair loss and urinary tract infection.

So effective in lowering blood sugar that it can be a danger to diabetics on blood sugar lowering medicines, as there blood sugar can dip dangerously low. Therefore doctors supervision and advice is strongly recommended before taking this herb.

Cerasee is also known as balsam apple, balsam pear, bitter gourd, corrilla and karela.

You can purchase the tea online from a number of websites.

We recommend Angel Brand Cerasse Tea. Sweeten with Raw Manuka Honey Paste by YS Eco Bee Farms .

 

Disclaimer: GingerHoneyTea.com is for entertainment purposes only. While we wish for everyone to enjoy the benefits of alternative healing, we are not licensed medical professionals. Always check with your doctor or a licensed professional when trying a new food, nutritional supplement or exercise regimen to ensure safety. It’s encouraging that more and more doctors are open to using treatments combining alternative and conventional medicine, so we encourage you to ask and get their advice before proceeding with trying recipes shared on this site.

Ginger Honey Tea

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Of course our first post had to feature our blog’s namesake and our favorite beverage. Ginger Honey Tea can be enjoyed anytime of year, but most people enjoy it during the colder times of year. Scientists have discovered numerous benefits of the spicy root’s anti-inflammatory properties found to be effective in treating arthritis, cold/ flu and prevention of cardiovascular disease. Enjoy ginger with honey for added benefits including anti-bacterial properties. Speak with your doctor to see if ginger is right for you.

Ginger can be enjoyed in a tea, ginger lemonade and even cocktails. Also grate a bit of ginger in your foods including especially Caribbean, Indian and Chinese cuisines.

Ginger Honey Tea Recipe

1 tablespoon of fresh ginger, grated (add additional ginger for stronger spicier taste)

2 cups of hot water

2 tablespoons of honey

1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon (optional)

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)

1 teaspoon orange zest (optional)

Stir ginger, honey, cinnamon,nutmeg and orange zest in the hot water and steep for 5 minutes. Pour mixture into strainer to remove the ginger pieces, for a clear liquid tea, with a mild color. Enjoy warm or cool.

 

Disclaimer: GingerHoneyTea.com is for entertainment purposes only. While we wish for everyone to enjoy the benefits of alternative healing, we are not licensed medical professionals. Always check with your doctor or a licensed professional when trying a new food, nutritional supplement or exercise regimen to ensure safety. It’s encouraging that more and more doctors are open to using treatments combining alternative and conventional medicine, so we encourage you to ask and get their advice before proceeding with trying recipes shared on this site.