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Try this Cleansing Spiced Ginger Tea recipe when you want to elevate your normal homemade chai blend. The added fresh ginger and classic spices in this chai blend has excellent cleansing properties. Cardamom, the staple in any chai, is a warming spice like cayenne that increases body temperature and boosts metabolism. Plus, cinnamon and ginger both balance blood sugar, boost your metabolism, and help naturally cleanse your body.
This healthy immune-boosting spiced ginger tea is the perfect morning wellness drink to help you start your day on a happy note. This detox tea recipe is naturally nutritious with lemon and ginger and cleanses your body without you putting in too much effort. Blend yourself up a spicy detox tea and savor the delicious cleanse!
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CLEANSING SPICED GINGER TEA
Makes 2 glasses // Prep Time: 5 minutes // Active Time: 30 minutes
- 2 cups filtered water
- 2 tsp loose leaf or 2 sachets/bags ginger tea. We recommend Akshar's Ginger Shot.
- 4-6 cardamom pods, whole
- 4-6 black peppercorns, whole
- 4-6 cloves, whole
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 4-6 slices fresh ginger
- 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup or agave nectar
- Freshly squeezed lemon juice
How to Make Cleansing Spiced Ginger Tea
Bring the water to a boil in a small saucepan and remove from heat and turn off stovetop. Add in the tea and let steep for 3-5 minutes. Remove (strain) the tea and then place back on the stovetop.
Add in all the spices and the ginger, and heat over low heat for 30 minutes, be sure to keep it from boiling. Strain out all the spices and add sweetener and lemon juice to taste. Enjoy this cleansing tea recipe while it's hot and stimulate your metabolsim!
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