Medicinal Ginger Tea
Southeast Asia is considered the birthplace of ginger. On the shelves of shops you can find Chinese, Indian, Japanese, African, Indonesian ginger. It is absolutely not distinguished by its useful properties, and there are many of them in this inconspicuous root. Did you know that regular consumption of ginger drink improves blood circulation and appetite, a positive effect on the work of the digestive tract, cardiovascular and nervous systems? Many say that after drinking a cup of broth with ginger, they will have vigor, energy, mood will rise and a surge of strength will be felt. For tea it is better to take fresh root, but you can use dried.
- Traditional ginger tea
- Ginger and Lemon Green Tea
- Eastern fairy tale
Recipe number 1. Traditional ginger tea
This drink will help you quickly cope with colds and viral diseases. Ginger tea is also used in the treatment of hypertension, allergic manifestations, as well as for losing weight and maintaining a normal weight.
- water - 1 l
- ginger root - 5 cm
- sugar, honey - to taste.
- boil water;
- peel the root and grate;
- pour boiled water over the rubbed mass and leave it, having covered the pan with a lid, for 5-10 minutes;
- add honey or sugar to taste.
This is a classic preparation of a curative drink. The root can not be rubbed, and finely chopped and crushed with a knife, but still advised to grind it on a grater. Also recommend steaming, and not to boil the broth.
Recipe number 2. Ginger and Lemon Green Tea
At the height of the flu, this drink is able to improve the immune system and, accordingly, the body's resistance to various diseases. It has a pleasant smell and is easy to drink. Perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
- water - 0.5 l
- ginger root - 3 cm
- green tea - 2 tsp.
- half a lemon
- honey - to taste.
- cooking boiling water;
- peeled root grind on a coarse grater;
- pour boiling water, add green tea, honey and squeezed juice of half a lemon;
- leave to infuse for 10-15 minutes;
- filter through a sieve.
It is better to take leafy green tea.Often not only juice is added to it, but also the remaining zest with pulp. Then they filter everything. This results in a richer flavor and aroma. Instead of lemon, you can take a lime.
Recipe number 3. Eastern fairy tale
Ginger has long been known and respected in the East. It was from there that the wonderful spicy recipe of an oriental ginger drink came to us. If you do not really like spices, you can not add everything at once. Here you need to focus entirely on your taste preferences.
- water - 1 l
- ginger root - 6 cm
- lime - 1 pc
- cinnamon, cardamom, chili
- honey - to taste.
- put the pan on the fire;
- In the meantime, we are preparing the root: we clean, rub it;
- when the water boils, we send the grated root, honey, citrus juice and 1 teaspoon of spices to the pan;
- cook everything for 5-10 minutes;
- insist 10-15 minutes and filter through a sieve.
The drink is very spicy and with a pronounced taste. If you do not like any of these spices, you can not add it. Or vice versa, add the one that you like. Spices, of course, better to take fresh, but you can use and dry.
Believe me, you should definitely try to make tea with ginger in your kitchen and please yourself and your family with a tasty and healing drink.
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