How to make tea with ginger and lemon
Ginger tea is useful in the cold season – it warms the body. Ginger tea is useful during influenza epidemics and rampant colds – it increases the immunity and helps the body fight viruses. Ginger tea is always useful as a prophylactic and therapeutic, almost all ailments (except for the condition with high fever and exacerbation of peptic ulcer disease).
How to make ginger tea
Ginger lemon is the easiest and most affordable way. Peeled ginger root rubbed on a fine grater (or you can scrape the blade of a knife). A spoonful of chopped ginger. RUB it with a slice of lemon (you can add sugar
to taste) and pour boiling water. Let stand and cool down to a comfortable temperature. The drink is very spicy, pungent, pleasant.
Ginger green tea is effective in treating colds, sore throat. Tea brew pour hot water of desired temperature (depending on the tea). Separately to brew the following mixture: grated ginger (1 teaspoon), 3 PCs. cloves, a few slices of lemon to taste. After 10 minutes mix the tea brew filled with boiling water with a mixture of ginger and other ingredients, strain the resulting drink. Drink a bit of sugar with honey.
The classic recipe of making tea with ginger. In this case, the root is cooked. Piece of ginger, about 5 cm long peel and cut into thin slices or grate on a coarse grater. In boiling water add chopped ginger and cook over a low heat for 10 minutes. At the end of cooking you can add a pinch of black pepper. As a remedy for the common cold, this tea is very good. Start drinking this tea, add a lemon slice or juice ¼ part lemon or orange. Drink better with honey.
Tea with ginger and mint . Grated ginger (1 teaspoon), a few leaves of mint, lemon balm or other useful herbs (thyme, for example) pour boiling water. Lemon is added as desired. To give the opportunity to brew and drink with honey.
These are just a few examples of making tea with ginger. Actually, you can show imagination and combine the ginger with everyone popular with your components. It may be possible with cranberries, raspberries, blackcurrant, oregano, lime, etc., etc.
To make ginger tea was helpful
There is a limit, which it is advisable to remember is to avoid drinking ginger tea with sugar (especially if it includes herbs and tea brew). Better with honey, dried fruits.
If you can’t do without sugar, use the following recipe: in a glass jar to mix 750 g of sugar 200 ml of water and 200 g of honey. Within 8 days, the mixture will ferment, it is necessary several times during the day, the contents of the can to stir with a wooden spatula. In the process of fermentation of sucrose, which prevents the uptake of calcium and magnesium dissolves under the influence of honey and water to fructose and glucose. And that would be another product. This “syrup” can be added to tea safely.
Grind the ginger, preferably a special, non-metallic knife . to raw material is not oxidized. By the way, very convenient just to scrape the required amount of ginger in this knife. Only need to scrape along the grain.
Tea is better to take fresh and elastic ginger root . Ginger powder can be used, for lack of a better, but tea from it to get muddy, and the taste and color will not be as bright.