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Turmeric, Ginger and Lemon Tonic Tea

 
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Tonic Tea

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

30

min

 

Ingredients

1 tablespoon turmeric
or 1/4 cup turmeric root, freshly grated
2 tablespoons ginger root
freshly grated
4 cups water
1 each lemon
¼ cup honey
or 1/4 cup agave nectar

Directions

To prepare the tea, peel and grate the turmeric and the ginger root.

Place in a soup pot and add water. Bring to mixture to a boil and simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes.

Strain the mixture into a clean glass container. Allow the mixture to cool for about 5 minutes.

Then, juice the lemon and pour into the turmeric tea along with the agave nectar or honey.

This infusion can also be drunk at room temperature.

*Enjoy the liver tonic.

  • Precautions:

Although turmeric and ginger is good for you, avoid taking large doses most especially if you have gallstones, bleeding disorders, overly acidic stomach or are pregnant or nursing.

Also avoid large doses if you are taking any medication that contains blood thinner. The following recipe yield 4 cups and can be drank in one day without any side effects.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

happyzhangbo
Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 about 8 years ago

The photo looks beautiful, love the combination in this tea. Sounds super healthy and tasty, perfect drink on a cold fall or winter day!


, United States
 about 8 years ago

I don't want to wish for a sick day but with cold weather upon us, sounds and looks like a quick cure for ails you.

shihtzu
Saint Catharines, Canada
 over 7 years ago

THAT IS A NEAT NAME, ANONYMOUS, WILL NAME MY PUG THIS

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 272g (9.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 722% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 11mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 1% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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