Lemongrass and Ginger Tea

Some Health Benefits:

  • Relieves mild migrain and tension headache
  • Reduces joint pains and inflammation
  • Helps digestion
  • Relieves cold and flu
  • Improves immunity
  • Helps Detox

Ingredients ( makes 3 cups)

1000 ml of pure drinking water

4 lemongrass stalks

2 ginger buds (can omit if not available and replace with 2 additional lemongrass stalks)

4 inch ginger root ( less if prefer less pungent)

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Method

Slice all the ingredients finely to release the phytonutrients, fragrance and oils. You can also chop them finely or pound them.

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In a stainless steel pot, boil the water.

Add all ingredients and simmer for about 15 minutes.

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Turn off the flame and cover the pot. Let the tea steep for about 20-30 minutes.

Strain and add raw honey or maple syrup or rock sugar if desired.

Drink warm or can be refrigerated if preferred cold.

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Note: rock sugar improves the body’s immunity and helps ward off laryngitis.  IMG_5512

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