The magic of Ginger tea! Why going on a “ginge-diet” is the best thing you could do
If there’s one thing we’ve learnt from our cherished grandparents, it is the healing power of nature. Most of our childhood is filled with memories of grandma and grandpa sipping on some “adrak waali chai”
If there’s one thing we’ve learnt from our cherished grandparents, it is the healing power of nature. Most of our childhood is filled with memories of grandma and grandpa sipping on some “adrak waali chai” and also forcing a generous bout down our throats! Ginger Tea is not just a tangy little delight, it also holds an ocean’s worth of healing properties.
Let’s have a look at some of Ginger Teas miraculous attributes, and, as an added surprise, how to whip up the best recipes for glorious Ginger Tea:
Goodbye to Stress
Rich with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, Ginger Tea can regulate stress and reduce swelling to help our inner wellness.
The bodyguard we need
Ginger Tea boasts of powerful natural compounds like “gingerol” and “shogaol” that help our system effectively calm headaches and migraines.
Stomach’s best friend
It is well known that Ginger Tea reduces bloating and flatulence while also enhancing our digestive process.
Close to the bone
Not many know that drinking Ginger Tea can even improve our orthopaedic wellness by strengthening our bone structure.
All in all, Ginger Tea is an all rounder that can take care of our complete holistic health.
Now that we have discovered what it can do, it’s time to learn the various ways we can enjoy this delectable drink. Here are two scrumptious Ginger Tea recipes that will immediately win over your taste buds:
Ginger Tea and Chill
Some like it hot, others like it cold. For the ones who prefer the latter, a cup of cool and bubbly Iced Ginger Tea is the ultimate saviour after a hard day’s work.
- Boil about 400 ml of water. (After reaching ideal boiling point, heating should be stopped).
- Add two teaspoons of Ginger Tea.
- The mix should be allowed to steep for around 1-2 minutes.
- When designated time has passed, the mix should be poured into a pitcher.
- Once the mix cools down, 400 ml of cold water should be added along with the desired amount of honey or sweetener.
- Finally, the mix should be refrigerated.
Voila! The iced Ginger Tea is ready to roll.
Smart as ginger, smooth as milk
The quintessential classic! A warm serving of Ginger Milk Tea can melt our soul and take it to nirvana. The speciality of this recipe is how it can also be made as an iced tea in a jiffy.
- Boil 200 ml of water.
- Add some fresh crushed ginger to it and let it simmer for a few minutes.
- Now add one teaspoon of Black tea
- Add either milk or honey to the brew
- Other spices can be added onto the brew too
- Allow the preparation to boil for about 3-4 minutes.
- Your warm ginger tea is ready
And just like that, in one snap, the eponymous Ginger Milk Tea is in front of you.
May it be any recipe, any season, any time, any place or anywhere; Ginger Tea is never a bad idea! So why not rush to the kitchen, grab some ginger tea and go gaga?