Ginger, turmeric, cinnamon, honey, and lemon flavoured tea

Ginger, turmeric, cinnamon, honey, and lemon flavoured tea

Kickstart your mornings with this great immune-boosting tea. 

Ginger, turmeric, honey, lemon, cinnamon tea
Ginger, turmeric, honey, lemon, cinnamon tea/ iStock

Many of us love a good cup of tea in the morning. 

Tea has been proven to have many health benefits.

READ: Surprising benefits of drinking tea

“Tea contains a high amount of flavonols and flavonoids, antioxidants and L-theanine with is a powerful antioxidant and adaptogen. Tea has the ability to increase neural activity which induces focus as well as offset the effects of stress. It simultaneously calms and focuses you. Because it is an adaptogen it also provides more oxygen to your cells which gives you energy," says tea expert Jessica Bonin, the founder of Lady Bonin's Tea.

The other good thing about tea is that it can be spiced and flavoured in many ways. 

One of the best ways to enjoy tea is to mix it with ginger, turmeric, cinnamon, honey, and lemon. 

Ginger has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It is known for helping fight off flu and common cold symptoms.

Turmeric is great for dealing with pain and inflammation, while cinnamon is loaded with antioxidants.

All these mixed with honey and lemon make a delicious, healthy tea.

READ: Four delicious tea recipes to kick-start your morning

Recipe (Makes four cups)


Four cups of boiling water

2 Rooibos tea bags

2 Tablespoons of freshly grated ginger

1 Teaspoon turmeric

½ Teaspoon cinnamon

2 Fresh lemons

4 Teaspoons honey


Boil water in a pot

Put tea bags

Add ginger

Add turmeric

Add cinnamon

Squeeze the lemon juice

Serve with a teaspoon of honey per cup. 


Image courtesy of iStock/ @Almaje

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