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.