how to use ginger in tea

how to use ginger in tea

How to Use Ginger in Tea

Ginger adds a delightful flavor and numerous health benefits when added to tea. Here are the basic steps to making the perfect ginger tea:

Gathering the Ingredients

  • Ginger root.
  • Tea leaves or tea bags.
  • Boiling water.
  • Optional: Lemon, honey, or sugar as desired.

Preparing the Ginger

  • Peel and grate fresh ginger with a grater on the finest setting.
  • Mix the ginger root with enough boiling water to make a thick paste.
  • Put aside for a few minutes.

Brewing the Tea

  • Bring fresh water to a boil.
  • Add the desired amount of tea leaves or bags.
  • Pour the ginger paste into the boiling water.
  • Allow the tea to steep for 3-5 minutes.
  • Optional: For added sweetness add lemon, honey, or sugar and stir to combine.

Enjoying and Reaping the Benefits

  • Once the steeping time is over, strain the tea using a fine mesh strainer and serve.
  • Enjoy the flavor and reap the benefits of the tea.

Ginger is a natural digestive aid, has anti-inflammatory properties, and carries antioxidants which can reduce the risk of certain diseases. Ginger tea is a popular way to enjoy the many benefits of ginger, with the added bonus of the tea leaves. Now you know how to make the perfect ginger tea. Enjoy!


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