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:


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.

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

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Kerry Fowler
Kerry Fowler1 months ago

Thanks, I will give this a go.

Laura Saxon
Past Member 2 years ago

I'll have to try this tea.

Dan and Tina Partlow
Daniel Partlow2 years ago

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

Fred Hoekstra
Fred Hoekstra2 years ago

Thank you Annie, for Sharing this!

Danuta Watola
Danuta Watola2 years ago

Thanks for the information

Denise Morley
Denise Morley2 years ago

Interesting thank you

Lynn C.
Lynn C.2 years ago

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

Olivia S.
Past Member 2 years ago

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

Ann Cole
D Cole2 years ago

and how often should you drink this tea?

Ann Cole
D Cole2 years ago

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