Ingredients for Lemon-Ginger Detox Tea:
For this reason, taking a step back to flush out the system and replenish the hydration tank can be just the ticket to preventing or fighting an infestation of sickness, and/or re-setting the digestive system.
During cold and flu season, with germs lurking about, on top of our compromised immune systems by way of over-indulging during the holidays, we need to be a little extra careful with our bodies.
Ginger – full of antioxidants, soothes the digestive system, eases nausea and muscle aches and pain. A natural anti-inflammatory, ginger can lessen inflammation from consuming inflammatory foods or from sickness/infection.
You can also add a few green tea bags for additional antioxidants and caffeine. And, of course…If you’re not in need of a cleanse and could use a stiff drink…just add alcohol. Whisky/bourbon’ll do ya. Lover of all-things cinnamon? Add a few sticks!
How to Make Lemon Ginger Tea:
This flu-busting toddy includes all sorts of immunity boosting components as well as detoxification characteristics. Here’s what we’ve got going on:
You can cut back the ginger and cayenne for a less spicy beverage (the way I have it listed, the drink comes out with a powerful kick). Also, consider ramping up the honey, since a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, son.