Turmeric Tea

Everywhere I look, I keep reading about and seeing the health benefits of this ancient Indian spice.   Dr. Mercola calls it “The spice that ignites your body’s astonishing immune system”. Not even aware if its amazing qualities, I have been using it for years in recipes like my Black Bean Chili and curries.  And now that I have been studying up on it’s natural anti-inflammatory properties, I am trying to utilize this spice on a daily basis.

I decided to combine this super spice with a few of my other favorite spices to create a delicious and soothing tea.

Turmeric Tea

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • drizzle of honey (opt)
  1. Heat water and spices and simmer for 10 minutes to infuse flavors.
  2. Pour thru a fine sieve or strainer.
  3. Sweeten with a little honey and a splash of milk if desired.

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9 Responses to Turmeric Tea

  1. Relynn says:

    I love the flavor of turmeric! Thank you so much for sharing this. I would have never thought of making tea from it. I’ll have to try this very soon!

  2. Megan says:

    Fantastic! I’m really getting into juicing and teas… SO good for you body! I love you blog Michelle!!!
    Also, I’ve been cutting a lot of gluten out of my diet… not bc I need to but bc I realize I just don’t need as much as Americans are accustomed to having…


  3. Ady says:

    Tried it and loved it, thanks so much for your recipes, Michelle

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  5. I have been looking online for a long time for a really good tumeric tea recipe…And I have finally found one. We always have these ingredients on hand which makes the recipe that much easier! Thanks for sharing with us.

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  7. Dave says:

    Turmeric is in a lot of tea’s that people just aren’t aware of, many involving ginger. Just put 1/4 tsp ginger, 1/4 tsp turmeric, 1 teaspoon honey into boiling cup of water and let simmer for 8 minutes.

    More info on turmeric tea http://turmericdosage.net/turmeric-tea/

  8. Dave says:

    Turmeric is a surprisingly strong anti-inflammatory; it also has powerful anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial elements to it. A lot of turmeric health benefits exist.

    It is nice that you enjoy drinking something that is very healthy for you.

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