Ginger Root Tea

Ginger Root TeaGinger root tea is considered to be one of the most useful and curative herbal teas. For centuries it has been used for its unique therapeutic properties: first of all, as a digestive aid and weight loss facilitator. Ginger tea originates from the Far East and in Auyrvedic medicine ginger is known as a “universal medicine” that is able to stimulate fire (positive and protective energy). That is why ginger root tea has excellent warming effects and can be used to prevent colds, flu and other respiratory diseases. One more of important ginger tea health benefits is stimulating our immunity function.

Ginger tea is rich in a great number of useful nutrients and minerals, including Vitamins C, A, B1 and B2, sodium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, zinc, as well as a number of amino acids. Ginger root tea is frequently used  to relieve the symptoms of various digestion disorders,  improve blood circulation and stimulate metabolism. Other ginger tea health benefits include its tonic, analgesic, expectorate, antispasmodic, diaphoretic, healing and warming properties. Also, ginger root tea can be used to treat such diseases as rheumatoid arthritis, certain mental disorders, skin problems, apathy and depression, as well as CFS and anxiety.

Ginger Tea Health BenefitsThere are many ways and recommendations on how to make ginger tea. You can find recipes which involve simple boiling or only steeping shredded ginger root in boiling water. However, there are ways to make ginger root tea more useful and therapeutic. According to Indian shamans, to make a good ginger root tea you need to take a thumb-size piece of the root for 1000 ml of water. Peel the root and shred it. Boil 1 liter of water and place the shredded root into it. Add a pitch of black pepper and keep the tea boiling for 10 minutes. Close the fire, cool the tea down, add lemon juice and sugar. This type of ginger tea can protect you from colds and bronchitis perfectly well!

Another way of making ginger root tea embraces the following steps. Place a tablespoon of fresh shredded ginger root into your cup, add 2 tablespoons of fresh orange or lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of honey, and add about 50 ml of cool water. Then, add 150 ml of very hot almost boiling water and keep for 5 minutes. This type of ginger root tea has excellent tonic and detoxifying properties, besides, the absence of boiling water helps to preserve all useful nutrients of ginger in this tea. Learn more about how to make ginger tea, and enjoy ginger tea health benefits year round!

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One Response to “Ginger Root Tea”

  1. Jean says:

    I love to drink ginger tea. There are so many Benefits of Ginger Tea: a Perfect Method to Lose Weight too.

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