Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Ginger Tea Recipe,How To Make ?

There are many reasons to love the pungent aroma and great taste of ginger. But there is also increasing evidence that ginger provides strong health benefits along with great taste. Ginger has a long tradition of use in traditional medicine, and cultures around the globe have used ginger as a healing compound in addition to a cooking ingredient.Ginger is a popular addition to energy drinks with good reason.

Ginger Tea Recipe

To make 4 cups of ginger tea, start with a 1 inch piece of ginger. Peel the ginger and grate it coarsely or slice thinly.

Bring 4 cups of water to a boil and add the ginger. Reduce the heat and simmer the tea for 15 to 20 minutes depending on the strength you like.

Pour off the tea, or strain if necessary. Enjoy hot or cold. Many enjoy the tea as is, but you can also sweeten it with a little honey, and lemon is optional.

Ginger tea is commonly used as a cold remedy. It is said to boost the immune system, soothe sore throats, and treat bouts of flu. It is also believed to improve digestion and help relieve nausea.

Still not convinced to try ginger tea? Consider these known health benefits of ginger tea:

Improves circulation and blood flow
Relieves cold and flu symptoms
Eases stomach cramps, improves digestion and relieves nausea
Reduces menstrual cramping
Helps regulate blood sugar
Boosts the immune system
Ginger tea is a healthy and spicy drink that will give you energy, boost your immune system and refresh your soul. Try a cup today.