How to make a turmeric and ginger tea and its benefits
There is nothing more wonderful than enjoying a delicious cup of tea, for example while we are reading our favorite book, listening to some music or sharing a chat with a friend. Or simply as a way to enjoy its incredible nutritional qualities and medicinal properties, something that will vary depending on the variety of tea we choose for the preparation of this wonderful beverage.
The truth is that you can develop a very interesting diversity of teas, although there is no doubt that among the most consumed and prepared varieties we can find green tea, red tea, black tea and white tea. We can also distinguish other options less known but equally delicious, as for example is the case known as blue tea or yellow tea.
But if there is a medicinal beverage that in addition to beneficial and delicious becomes an excellent natural option when it comes to warm our body when it is very cold, relieve nausea or simply as a tonic for the body that is the ginger tea and turmeric.
The benefits of ginger tea and turmeric
Help take care of the liver
It is a drink very beneficial to take care of the liver in a completely natural way, thanks to the fact that it has hepatoprotective substances that help protect the cells of the liver.
But this quality not only includes the liver, since also helps take care of the gallbladder, becoming an interesting natural drink for those who suffer from stones in the gallbladder.
A very digestive drink
In addition to being an excellent natural option to care for and protect the liver, Turmeric and ginger tea is a wonderful tonic for the digestive system, so it becomes an ideal digestive drink for facilitate and improve digestions (For example, it is very appropriate in case of slow, heavy digestions and dyspepsia). It is also useful in case of gastritis.
Besides being a digestive drink that acts as an excellent tonic for the digestive system, it is also useful in case of gas and flatulence thanks above all to his carminative qualities.
That is, it is an appropriate option when we need expel gases, either by heavy or slow digestion, having swallowed a lot of air or simply having eaten foods that favor its appearance.
Excellent tonic in case of cold and flu
Even if you're not as well known for this quality, did you know that Ginger is very useful when we have colds or fluids? It is a food extremely rich in vitamin C, potassium, phosphorus and niacin that help strengthen the immune system. Also, when combined with turmeric it is excellent for Fight cough and eliminate mucus.
How to prepare ginger tea and turmeric
Ingredients that you need
- 2 cups of water
- 30 gr. of fresh ginger
- 2 teaspoons of turmeric powder
- Honey to taste
- Lemon juice and a slice of lemon (optional)
Steps to make turmeric and ginger tea
First put in a saucepan the 2 cups of water. Peel the ginger and rub or chop it well, and incorporate it into the pan. Let boil between 5 to 10 minutes. Once this time has passed, strain and put in a cup. Add turmeric and honey to taste (optional). Also if you wish you can incorporate some freshly squeezed lemon juice and accompany a slice of fresh lemon.
If you wish you can consume a maximum of 3 cups of this tea a day.
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