Buying a cup of ginger tea at your favourite tea & coffee shop will cost you on average $1.25. You can pick up the same (tea bags) at your local grocer and make ginger tea yourself at home – your cost will be about a quarter per cup. You are saving a dollar per cup but is it all that matters? If your answer is NO, then keep on reading.
Here are some of the known ginger tea benefits: Ginger tea minimizes symptoms of the common cold, allergies, and other respiratory conditions, relieves nausea, combats inflammation, helps digestive processes.
Drinking fresh ginger tea stimulates your immune system and warms you up. And best part – unlike the above tea bags costs you next to nothing (approx $0.02 per cup). There are many recipes found on the internet. Our favourite one is simple:
Ingredients: ginger, brown sugar
- Grate a one-inch piece of fresh ginger root
- Put the ginger in the tea pot
- Add brown sugar according to your taste
- Pour boiling water in the tea pot
- Cover it up and let it sit for 15 minutes
- Strain and enjoy