Daily Detox Lemon, Ginger, and Turmeric Tea

Ginger Turmeric tea may have some very strong health benefits that cannot be ignored. Some of the benefits could deflect some serious health benefits even to the extent of being life-saving. Ginger turmeric tea may not be considered a super tea like some of the famous health teas out there but it is a formidable health agent in it’s own right. It may be that not a lot of people associate ginger turmeric tea with healthy living. But ginger tea may be a good addition to a healthy lifestyle.

The Benefits of the Ingredients used in this Tea

  • Lemons– Are beneficial for flushing out the kidneys which prevents kidney stones and urinary tract infections. Good source of vitamin C which is supposed to be one of the best antioxidants in nature
  • Ginger- A good source for stomach issues it it supposed to help the food travel faster from the stomach to the intestines helping with issues such as:indigestion, acid reflux, bloating, and gas. It’s also super effective in helping with inflammation.      
  • Turmeric– is another powerful anti-inflammatory which is high in antioxidants. Curcumin is the main ingredient in turmeric which helps the immune system fight infection and has pain-relieving properties. Say goodbye to headaches.
  • Cayenne- It will add a kick to the mix and it will benefit your insides. It helps with weight loss and inflammation. It will give your immune system a boost with its source of beta-carotene
  • Cinnamon- The final kicker in the mix. It has more antioxidants to help combat infection and it may help to elevate insulin sensitivity thus stabilizing blood sugar levels

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups water
  • 1 chunk fresh ginger {approximately 5-6″ in length}
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 6 fresh lemons

Instructions:

  • peel the ginger and dice into thin slices.
  • in a large pot or saucepan over high heat on the stove combine the peeled and sliced ginger and water. bring to a boil. then turn to low heat and let simmer for approximately 10 minutes.
  • after 10 minutes, add the cinnamon sticks, turmeric and cayenne and simmer on low heat for another 10 minutes; stirring occasionally.
  • then remove from heat, let cool and strain.
  • this makes about 6 cups of a concentrated version of the detox tea which you can store in a glass container in the fridge. you can drink this concentrate warm or cold and add ½ fresh lemon juice right before you enjoy.
  • You can add ¼ cup of this mixture to ½ fresh lemon juice and 6 oz hot water.

this and other great recipes for gingerand tumeric can be found  Balance Me Beautiful

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