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Ginger Tea

Experience a calm and serene feeling with every cup of this flavorful GINGER TEA that’s also good for your body. A healthy and soothing drink flavored with natural spices and sweeteners giving your body tons of benefits. You’ll surely be pleased in every brew of this simple yet beneficial drink!
Course Drinks
Cuisine Asian
Keyword ginger tea, hot tea
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 6 - 7 cups
Calories 31kcal
Author Imma

Ingredients

  • 2- 4 ounces (56.7g-113.4g) fresh ginger root, about 1 cup chopped peeled ginger
  • 1 star anise
  • 3-4 cracked cardamon (I used the green ones that in a pod)
  • 3-4 cinnamon sticks
  • 6- 8 cups (1422ml-1896ml) water, adjust to desired strength, with more or less
  • ½ cup (125ml) lemon juice, or more to taste
  • 2 large lemons, sliced (optional)

Instructions

  • Add ginger, star anise, cardamon, and cinnamon sticks to a medium pot. 
  • Pour in water and place on the stove over medium-high heat.  
  • As soon as the water comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low and cook for about 5-10 minutes. The longer you cook, the stronger the ginger tea is.
  • Adjust the cooking times as needed. Taste as it simmers and add more water if needed. 
  • Turn the stove off, remove the pot. Sieve the ginger tea using a fine sieve or cheesecloth over a large bowl or teacup or mug. Discard the remaining ingredients. Add lemon juice, start with a 1/4 cup and adjust with more, as needed to suit taste buds.
  • Top with lemon slices and sweetener, if desired. 
  • Serve hot. Enjoy!

Notes

  1. You may use a sweetener if you want a hint of sweetness in your tea.
  2. The longer you boil the tea mixture, the stronger the ginger tea is.
  3. Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 31kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg