Fight the common cold with ginger tea

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOTV) — The common cold is still our most common disease, it is also considered to be he first stage of disease so that means it is a good warning sign to take care of oneself.Along with a healthy diet and proper rest try this tasty and soothing tea recipe that is usually my first go to medication when things are not feeling quite right.

  • Use ¼ tsp ginger – powdered or you can also steep fresh ginger root.
  • 1 tsp organic lemon juice and 1 tsp raw organic honey
  • Add one cup of warm water and enjoy this warm cup of healthy deliciousness

Ginger is used widely in Ayurveda and is considered a universal spice due to its many health benefits.  Ginger is anti-inflammatory, a decongestant and will aid the digestive process.Lemon is anti viral, boosts immune system and cleansing to digestive system. Honey has antimicrobial properties and not only soothes throats but also kills certain bacteria that cause infection.  In Ayurveda, it is considered to be an astringent. Don’t wait until you are knocked down for the count to make this tea.  I have a cup anytime I feel the need for a little health pick me up.


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