Today, our Staff Writer & Managing Editor Diana Williamson discusses the easy to make, yet grand, cinnamon ginger tea.
If you’re looking for a tasty coffee substitute or want a tea that not only rocks the taste buds but is healthy too, look no further.
Cinnamon and ginger are known for their wonderful help with digestive issues and anti viral properties. Together these powerful herbs have worked wonders on cold and flu symptoms.
Cinnamon in particular has been known to help people with diabetes, improve heart health, arthritis, fight off colon cancer and as a nerve tonic.
Ginger helps strengthen the immune system, ward off nausea and helps with digestive issues in particular.
- 3 to 4 inches of fresh ginger peeled and chopped into silver dollar – sized pieces
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 4 cups of water
- 2 tablespoons of honey
- Flavor with lemon slices according to preference
- Throw ingredients into pot and bring to a boil.
- Turn to low and let simmer for five minutes.
- Sweeten with honey.
- Let sit for ten minutes for ingredients to steep.
- Strain and then serve.
Voila! Your tea is done.
Not only will the tea do the trick on your health, it will add a nice aroma to your kitchen. A win win combination.