Ginger Tea for a Cold | YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

MyY Healthy Recipe: Ginger Tea for a Cold

January 5th, 2016 by Lindsay Harrison

Try this healthy recipe for ginger tea from MyY!

Every month, we feature a special healthy recipe! You can also check out the recipe on our fitness board in our facility. Please let us know if you like the recipe or not by commenting on the post! We’d also love to feature your special healthy recipe, submit yours today by emailing jesse_ramson@ymca.ca.

Ginger Tea for a Cold

  • 8 to 10 slices of fresh, unpeeled ginger root
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon or lime
  • 1 tsp honey (optional)

Wash ginger and boil slices for 10 to 20 minutes. Add lemon or lime juice and honey (if desired). Strain and serve. Ginger has sleep inducing, pain relieving, cough suppressant and fever reducing compounds.

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