Turmeric Tea

Serves: 2

Recipe Type:

Drink

Kitchen-to-Table:

15 Minutes

Heat Rating:

Mild

Good Using:

Ingredients

500ml water

1 teaspoon Ground Turmeric

A small amount of freshly grated ginger root or a dash of dried ground ginger

Optional:

A twist of ground black pepper

A dash of Lemon juice

Honey to sweeten

A sprinkle of cinnamon

Method

The health benefits of turmeric have recently become more and more widely appreciated. The Curcumin content of turmeric is known to be a powerful anti-inflammatory, helping to fight inflammatory diseases such as cancer, type 2 diabetes, depression, arthritis, heart disease and dementia.

It should be consumed as an ingredient within your food or drink, with at least a teaspoonful per day being the recommended amount. When combined with black pepper, the absorption of the curcumin by the body is dramatically increased, maximising the benefit of consuming this spice.

One way to incorporate turmeric into your diet is to make a tea:

In a sauce pan, bring the water to the boil, add the turmeric and ginger,then simmer for at least 10 minutes.

Strain the mixture through a very fine sieve and pour into cups.

Flavour with your choice of lemon juice, honey and/or cinnamon and add a pinch of black pepper to aid absorption.

 

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