You surely have heard about the incredibly beneficial morning ritual of consuming warm lemon water on an empty stomach, but here is a new way to boost its anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects!
The following winter wellness elixir contains turmeric and ginger and is, therefore, an antioxidant-high, detox drink that will kick-start digestion and promote overall health.
It strengthens the immune system and relieves chronic pain, seasonal allergies, colds, coughs, sore throat, fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, and other digestive complaints.
If you can, use a fresh turmeric root, which will offer all the miraculous effects of curcumin. Here is how to prepare your delicious lemon, ginger, and turmeric tea:
Lemon Ginger Turmeric Tea- recipe
Juice of ½ lemon
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root or ½ teaspoon ginger powder
1 teaspoon grated fresh turmeric root or ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
2-3 twists of black pepper (to boost the bioavailability of turmeric)
1 ½ cup filtered water
2 teaspoons raw honey (optional)
In a saucepan, over medium-high heat, add the ginger and turmeric in the water, and simmer for 5-10 minutes. Before it boils, remove from heat, strain, and pour the tea into a mug. Then, add the lemon juice, and sweeten with honey.
Enjoy this tasty drink and boost your health!