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).


Elena Poensgen
Elena Poensgen6 months ago

Thank you

kathy bonard
kathy bonard6 months ago

Heard this about turmeric before,must try it,

Fi T.
Fi T.6 months ago

Another reason to love our nature

Priscilla Laybolt
Priscilla Laybolt6 months ago

Sounds good, must try! Thank you for the recipe.

Kerry Fowler
BackSoon Fowlerabout a year ago

Thanks, I will give this a go.

Laura Saxon
.3 years ago

I'll have to try this tea.

Dan and Tina Partlow
Daniel Partlow3 years ago

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

Fred Hoekstra
Fred Hoekstra3 years ago

Thank you Annie, for Sharing this!

Danuta Watola
Danuta Watola3 years ago

Thanks for the information

Denise Morley
Denise Morley3 years ago

Interesting thank you