Turmeric and ginger are closely related plants that are renowned for their detoxifying properties. Both have also been proven to be anti-inflammatory and a boost to the immune system. This tea is great first thing in the morning, or at the end of a meal to aid digestion.
Scrub the ginger root, but do not peel. Slice thinly.
In a pan, bring the water, ginger and thyme sprigs up to a boil. Once boiling, lower the heat, and leave to simmer for 5 minutes.
Remove from the heat and stir in the turmeric. Juice the lemons, and stir in the tea.
Sweeten with honey to taste.
Turmeric and ginger can contribute to a better digestion, especially after a heavy meal, as their anti-inflammatory properties can ease any gastro-intestinal irritation. Both also are a great boost to liver functions, and ginger is also proven to ease nausea.
«This tea can be drunk hot or cold, and is highly recommended after a heavy meal, or any other excesses. Turmeric, ginger and thyme are known to have anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties that can aid to fight off colds and fl»