Tea is one of the most popular beverages around the world. Tea’s popularity is owed not only to its taste but also to the medicinal properties it posses. Tea has been used in folk medicine for centuries. But here is a strong recipe that will be handy during winter and help defeat ailments.
So we bring to you the Ginger, Honey and Cinnamon tea.
What are the ingredients for this beverage?
– Water – One and a Half Cup of Filtered Water
– Ginger – One thumb sized piece
– Cinnamon – One Stick
– Lemon Juice – Freshly squeezed organic: Two tablespoons
– Honey – Raw and Organic: One tablespoon
How to make this recipe?
– Boil the filtered water.
– Peel and Slice the ginger.
– Add the Ginger to the boiling water and decrease the heat.
– Now add the cinnamon stick and wait for five minutes
– This mixture is strained.
– Add honey and lemon juice to taste [and for better nutrition as well]
What are the benefits of Honey, Ginger and Cinnamon Tea?
It is well known that all three ingredients honey, ginger and cinnamon posses great medicinal properties and are used in several homemade remedies. While the tea can cure flu and cold immediately, here are some other long term benefits of this tea:
Indigestion: Tea, in general is good for digestion related ailments. The three ingredients in this tea aid the digestion process and reduce stomach upsets & bloating. Moreover the ginger contained in the tea can help ease heartburn.
Diabetes: Diabetes can seem like a dormant ailment, but it turns out to be lethal as it can lead to complications such as heart ailments, kidney diseases, stoke etc. But the antioxidants contained in this tea can help control the effects of diabetes.
Minor Ailments: This beverage is very powerful in curing minor ailments like flu and cold, mainly due to the presence of vitamins and antioxidants. It is also effective in curbing nausea.
Cancer: Recent studies point out that the ingredients in this tea can fight cancer. The antioxidants present in the tea can help fight a range of cancer. Apart from this the tea can also help repair damaged DNA in cells.
Headaches, Cramps and Inflammation: Inflammation can cause a lot of complications and ginger contains anti-inflammatory properties that can help curb inflammation. Prostaglandis, which is a condition wherein the blood vessels swell and cause a pain, can be cured with the consumption of this tea.
Dry scalp: This tea is rich in vitamins such as Vitamin A & C, which are very important for our appearance and many bodily functions. Moreover, the antioxidants that this tea contains also help in preventing dry skin and a dry scalp, which will prevent dandruff.
So brew a cup of this tea now and enjoy its benefits for a lifetime.