Turmeric, Ginger and Cinnamon Tea
This anti-inflammatory tea is extremely healthy, easy to make and also inexpensive.
Benefits Of This Tea:
All three spices in this tea have been used for thousands of years to reduce inflammation, enhance digestion and circulation and strengthen the immune system. They are also a good source of antioxidants, which protect our cells against free radical damage. In fact, Curcumin, the active compound in Turmeric, has higher antioxidant levels than both Vitamin C and E.
There is a large body of research now suggesting that cultures who use these spices on a daily basis have the lowest rates of cognitive decline in the world.
Cinnamon controls blood sugar levels in the same way as the diabetes drug Metformin and regular consumption can reduce inflammation as well as aid healthy weight loss. Meanwhile ginger is not only anti-inflammatory, it has anti-bacterial properties and aids digestion.
- Ground cinnamon,
- Ground ginger
- Ground turmeric
- Freshly squeezed lemon juice to taste
You should be able to pick up these ingredients in any local health shop.
Add 1/4 -1/2 teaspoon of each spice to a cup of just boiled water. Cover, and leave to stand for 10 minutes, this allows the active constituents to be extracted from the spices. You may choose to make a jar of the mixture ready so all you have to do is add 1-2 tsp to hot water.