Stories

Pain-Fighting Anti-Inflammatory Tea

Sep 30, 2019
Menu Monday
Ginger Tea|anti-inflammatory-tea|tea

Teas have long since been known for their numerous health benefits. This tea is made with pain-fighting, anti-inflammatory ingredients that pack a punch to the tastebuds. It is full of antioxidants, reduces undesirable G.I. issues and can even help fight cancer!

Presenting (Honey-lemon)Turmeric Ginger Tea

Ingredients

1 tsp ground turmeric powder

The deep yellow spice has been found to decrease inflammation, boost immune system and fight cancer. The spice can be found in soups, sauces, pastas, dressings and more. Turmeric is also used as food coloring in some foods and can brighten your day with it vibrant golden yellow color.1 Tbsp grated fresh gingerThe root is the perfect GI Aida’s it is reported to help with nausea, motion sickness, upset stomach and indigestion. Ginger may also lower blood pressure and decrease the risk of blood clots. A few grinds of ground black pepperThe pepper can enhance the cancer fighting agent found in turmeric called curcumin. Definitely can’t hurt to add!Juice of half a lemon (or more or less to taste)The juice is loaded with immune boosting Vitamin C, antioxidants and antibacterial properties. Plus, lemon juice enhances the flavor of the tea ten-fold. Yum!½ tsp raw local honey (or more or less to taste)The sweet addition is an antibacterial, antifungal and phytonutrients powerhouse. With its wound and infection-fighting agents, honey is an excellent addition to this pain fighting tea.4 cups of water

Instructions

  • Combine turmeric, ginger, pepper and water in a pot. Place on stove and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and let simmer for 10-20 minutes
  • Let cool to your liking, then strain using mesh strainer or strainer cloth.
  • Add lemon juice and raw honey as desired.
  • Enjoy!

**Store extra tea in a mason jar in the fridge. Reheat or enjoy chilled. Click HERE to learn more about the Wellview services available to you. We can’t wait to work with you!

– CASEY EDMONDS, CHWC, CPT, CMS

Health Advisor | Email Casey

Related Posts
Get Connected to Better Health

Provide the benefits your employees expect and reduce costs with Wellview.

  • Checkmark icon.
    Better Benefits
  • Checkmark icon.
    Lower Costs
  • Checkmark icon.
    More goals achieved
Get started

We’re changing the way people engage with healthcare.

Request a Demo
Illustration, with a hand-drawn aesthetic, of a couple leaning into each other.