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Ginger Healing Detox Tea with Turmeric Recipe

Ginger Healing Detox Tea with Turmeric Recipe

There has been a lot in the news lately about the amazing healing properties of turmeric, a free-radical-fighting antioxidant-rich curry spice that has been hailed as a defense against both cancer and Alzheimerís. When we found this tasty recipe for a warming, detoxifying ginger-turmeric tea, we were thrilled: after the holiday season, we figured we could use some detoxing and healing!

Then we tasted it, and were totally hooked: itís delicious! Ginger and turmeric combine with citrus and maple syrup to make the perfect blend of healing nutrients. We streamlined the recipe to make it ultra-easy, too:

INGREDIENTS

2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger
1/2 teaspoon powdered turmeric
1 tablespoon maple syrup
Juice of 1/2 lemon

1. Bring water to a boil, then add powdered herbs. Simmer for 10 minutes.

2. Strain tea into a mug, add maple syrup and lemon, stirring to combine. Drink warm.

Makes 1 serving.

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Inspired by The Seasonal Detox Diet, by Carrie LíEsperance (Inner Traditions, 2001).

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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6:22AM PDT on Mar 29, 2013

I'll have to try this tea.

7:52AM PST on Jan 15, 2013

Sounds interesting. I'll have to give this a try, thanks.

6:34AM PST on Jan 12, 2013

Thank you Annie, for Sharing this!

2:47AM PST on Jan 11, 2013

Thanks for the information

4:28PM PST on Jan 10, 2013

Interesting thank you

11:50AM PST on Jan 10, 2013

Just the recipe I've been looking for. Thank you.

6:39AM PST on Jan 10, 2013

Thanks....will make this soon...love ginger and turmeric.

6:27AM PST on Jan 10, 2013

and how often should you drink this tea?

6:26AM PST on Jan 10, 2013

what exactly does this detox? will it give you diarrhea ?

6:03PM PDT on May 25, 2012

Thanks, I'll try it.

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