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Making your own ginger tea: recipe and delicious variations!

  1. It is rapidly becoming just as popular as the more famous mint tea: ginger tea. For example, you can already order this spicy hot drink on most terraces. Rightly so, because ginger tea is not only tasty, but also very healthy.

  1. Would you also like to enjoy it at home? Then making ginger tea yourself is of course an affordable option! In this blog, we'll tell you everything you need to know about ginger tea, including a recipe and some delicious variations.

Benefits of ginger tea

  1. Of course you often drink ginger tea mainly because it is tasty. However, it doesn't hurt to know that ginger has several benefits too! In some situations, making ginger tea yourself is an extra wise choice.

  1. One of the most useful functions of ginger tea: it can soothe stomach problems and nausea. Research shows that this is true in all kinds of situations, such as morning sickness, seasickness, and even nausea caused by medication.

  1. Ginger contains various substances that counteract inflammation in the body, such as gingerol and shogaol. According to this study, it can therefore prevent or reduce various diseases, including cardiovascular disease and possibly even cancer.

  1. Training hard? Then a few cups of ginger tea can be very beneficial! These anti-inflammatory substances also reduce muscle pain after a vigorous workout, according to this study.

  1. Although it is not yet clear how big the effect is, ginger does appear to have some positive effect on blood pressure. That also reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease!

  1. Finally, research shows that you may be able to lose weight more easily by eating or drinking ginger regularly. For example, it contains substances that make it easier to burn body fat â € “useful if you are on a diet!

How much ginger tea a day?

  1. Every reason to make a cup of ginger tea regularly! It is wise not to overdo the amount. Ginger acts as a light blood thinner, but that effect is greatly enhanced.

  1. So are you already using blood thinners? Or will you soon have a medical procedure such as an operation? Then it is better not to drink ginger tea. For healthy people, 2-3 cups a day is an amount that you do not have to worry about unpleasant side effects. We don't recommend more than that though.

Make your own ginger tea

  1. Then: make ginger tea, how do you do that? You can of course buy ready-to-drink ginger tea from tea bags, but that is not ideal for several reasons. For example, the benefits of ginger are less if you don't use it fresh. Moreover, the tea bag variant is often just less tasty.

  1. The good news: making ginger tea is very easy. In addition, you can easily vary on the basic recipe, so you never have to get tired!

Ginger tea recipe

  1. To make ginger tea, all you need to do is boil some cups of water with a piece of ginger. Make sure you don't use too much: it has a very strong taste. Two or three slices of fresh ginger are enough for about 200 ml of water.

  1. Boil the water with the ginger for between five and ten minutes, then season with honey or a squeeze of lemon juice to taste. VoilÃ, your ginger tea is ready!

Ginger tea variations

  1. Exactly the same recipe every day can of course get boring, especially if you often drink ginger tea. Fortunately, there is endless variation with ginger tea recipes! Some of the tastiest ginger tea variations include:

  1. Do you have a favorite ginger tea recipe that we shouldn't forget? Let us know in the comments!

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