Did you know that people who regularly drink ginger tea, look amazing and have no health problems. First, ginger has a tonic effect. Brewed with tea, it brings clarity of thought and freshness of the face. Second, tea with ginger improves cerebral blood circulation and positively affects memory. People of creative professions and mental work for a long time to replace traditional coffee Cup of ginger tea. Thirdly, if you drink ginger tea half an hour before meals, it improves appetite and is beneficial for digestion. Moreover, he even promotes the excretion of toxins. Fourth, the tea with ginger is effective for colds. Three to four cups of hot tea a day ease the mucus and soothe the cough.
The traditional recipe for this magical tea: steep 1 teaspoon of ginger powder in 1 Cup of boiling water, leave for 20-30 minutes. For taste you can add honey. Eating more than 3-4 times a day this healthful beverage is not recommended.
If you are going to brew tea from fresh ginger root, the recipe will be slightly different: brew 1 tsp of green tea in 500 ml boiling water, leave the mixture for 5 minutes, strain, return to pot and add 2 pods of cardamom (if using), finely chopped 3-4 cm ginger root, a pinch of cinnamon and cloves (optional). Bring to a boil and cook on low heat for 20 minutes. Pour 3-6 tsp floral honey and throw half of a lemon. Leave on the heat for another 5 minutes. Then steep the tea for another 15 minutes. Strain the ginger drink into a Cup and drink.
There are many variations of these recipes. Ginger tea can be brewed with rose hips, and herbs (mint, chamomile) and black and green tea, with dried berries. It can be consumed both cold and hot.
How to drink tea with ginger? Drink it in small SIPS, prolonging the pleasure and inhaling the spicy aroma. Hot is more of a drink for winter, but with ice it's perfect to quench your thirst in the summer heat. Winter ginger tea will warm faster than the warm blanket, and in the summer will refresh and quench your thirst after the first SIPS.
Ginger tea has contraindications. It shows people of all ages and genders, but one should not consume this drink at a high temperature, bleeding, peptic ulcer disease and inflammatory skin conditions. It is undesirable to drink ginger tea before bed – it is very invigorating.