Ginger Tea

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Ginger is Mother Nature’s protective cloak, shielding us from sickness on winter days. This tea is very spicy—if it tastes too strong, dilute it with more hot water and honey. Traditional advice is not to drink more than 2 cups of ginger tea a day unless you are using it as a treatment for a bad chest cold.

  • 1-cup servingServings

Ingredients

  • 12 thin slices fresh ginger, pounded with mortar or rolling pin
  • 1 Tbs. honey

Preparation

1. Put ginger and 3 cups water in small saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 20 to 25 minutes.

2. Strain out ginger slices and discard or reserve for another use. Stir in honey, and serve hot. Tea can be reheated, if necessary.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Makes 2 cups
  • Calories: 36
  • Carbohydrate Content: 9 g
  • Sodium Content: 4 mg
  • Sugar Content: 9 g