Are you searching for a way to give your immune system a boost? How about a drink that can relieve stress? Well, if you’re holding a cup of ginger lemon tea in your hand, then you’re on the right track! But first, let’s look at the benefits of lemon and ginger. Ginger and lemon contain high levels of antioxidants, therefore, has the ability to strengthen your immune system. Lemons are also an excellent source of vitamin C which can heal wounds and help reduce inflammation in the body. Lastly is ginger is great for blood circulation and great for overall health.

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups water
  • 1-inch piece ginger, peeled and sliced into rounds
  • 1-2 slices lemon (optional–for a more lemony drink)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon

Method:

Combine water, ginger, and lemon slices in a small saucepan; bring to boil over high heat. Once the mixture has come to boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.

Remove from heat and cool slightly. Pour tea into a mug, discarding lemon and ginger. Add sweetener if desired.

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My name is Farah and I am an advocate for natural and organic beauty products, healthy living and a self-proclaimed whole foods enthusiast.  My passion for health and beauty stems from my personal experiences dealing with problematic skin and now I want to help others learn my secrets to flawless skin from the inside, out.  I’m a firm believer that true beauty comes from what goes inside of your body and I am thankful to be able to educate you and help you to obtain clear skin

Enjoy!