Two superfoods have been used for thousands of years since they have a myriad of medicinal properties. The two superfoods are ginger and turmeric.

By using them, you can naturally energize the body, fight inflammation in the body, improve sleep quality and relax, soothe pain, and improve health in many different ways.

Here are some of the medicinal benefits of the ginger root:

  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Helps digestion
  • Alleviates muscle pain
  • Treats nausea
  • Improves cognition
  • Relaxes
  • Lowers inflammation
  • Lowers cholesterol

On the other hand, turmeric:

  • Helps depression and anxiety
  • Soothes pain
  • Helps with fatigue
  • Aids digestion
  • Protects the heart
  • Reduces oxidative stress
  • Improves sleep
  • Treats inflammation
  • Regulates blood sugar levels

According to Organic Facts:

“Turmeric ginger tea is made by steeping ginger root and fresh turmeric root in hot water. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) and turmeric (Curcuma longa) are widely used individually for their nutritional and medicinal effects.

These two powerful herbs are also widely available and have been heavily researched on due to their global popularity. Turmeric tea is a ritual in Okinawa, Japan where there is a high prevalence of centenarians, confirming that this golden yellow beverage is a health elixir.”

The regular use of the ginger-turmeric tea will fight fatigue, it will jump-start your metabolism, lower pain, and help you reap all these benefits mentioned above.

Here is how to prepare the ginger-turmeric tea:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 small piece of fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 tsp honey or maple syrup
  • 2 cups of coconut milk
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 pinch black pepper

Instructions:

The addition of black pepper to the tea is the best way to boost the absorption of turmeric in the body, as piperine, its active compound, makes curcumin in turmeric 2,000 times more bioavailable and absorbable.

In a saucepan, mix all the ingredients, heat the tea for 5 minutes, and the drink it in the morning on an empty stomach. You can also have a few cups during the day. Here are some nutritional facts you will find useful and interesting.

One Serving of Turmeric Ginger Tea contains:

Calories  13.2

Total Fat   0.3 g

Sodium   6.1 mg

10

Potassium   2.9 mg

Total Carbohydrate   2.4 g

Dietary Fiber  0.8 g

Protein   0.3 g

Vitamin C   1.5 %

Calcium  1.3 %

Copper   0.9 %

Iron  18.1 %

Magnesium   0.6 %

Manganese   0.2 %

So our suggestion would be, start drinking this amazing tea daily, and your overall health will improve drastically!

Source: www.organifishop.com

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