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Healing Ginger Tea

Course: Drinks
Servings: 2

This simple recipe will make approximately one quart of delicious ginger tea, which can be enjoyed hot or cold. It can be sweetened or brightened with a little stevia, honey or lemon, as you desire. 

Or, make it double strength and mix it with sparkling mineral water for a light homemade ginger ale!



  • 1 medium sized piece fresh ginger root 2 to 3 inches
  • 1 quart boiled water


  • a couple drops of liquid stevia or
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey
  • 1 Fresh squeezed lemon juice to taste


  1. Peel the ginger. Either chop fine or grate with a fine grater or zester.
  2. Grated: use 2 tablespoons
  3. Chopped: use 3 tablespoons
  4. Place ginger in teapot, mason jar or saucepan and add 1 quart boiling water.
  5. Steep for 10 minutes

Recipe Notes

You can heat the water in the saucepan and then add the ginger. Remove the pan from heat and cover as soon as you add the ginger.

Strain the ginger from the tea before or as serving.
Add optional ingredients to each cup when served.
Store in closed container in refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Serve hot or cold.