how to make tea from ginger root

how to make tea from ginger root

How to Make Tea from Ginger Root

Making tea from fresh ginger root is easy and adds an element of pungency and warmth to your favorite morning beverage.


  • Ginger root
  • Boiling water
  • Honey or sugar(optional)
  • Lemon(optional)


  1. Cube the ginger root: Peel a two inch piece of ginger root and cut it into thin slices. This helps to release the flavor and oils of the ginger root into the water.
  2. Brew the ginger root in boiling water: Bring a liter of water to the boiling point, and once boiling add the thinly slice ginger pieces.
  3. Set a timer for 5 minutes: Let the ginger steep for five minutes, this time can be extended for a more pungent flavor.
  4. Filter and add sweetener/lemon: When time is up, strain the tea into a cup, if desired add honey or sugar for sweetness, and a slice of fresh lemon.
  5. Enjoy your tea: You just made tea from fresh ginger root, enjoy!


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