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Get peppy with ginger tea!
Ginger tea brings feel-good flavours to your cuppa! This naturally nurturing herbal tea will pep you up, enliven the senses, and nourish with its spicy goodness.
What are the benefits of ginger tea?
Feisty ginger tea packs a lot of punch into a brew. The natural health benefits of ginger tea are just as powerful as the flawless flavours that refresh the palate and revitalise the body. Research says get on board with fresh ginger tea for the following health benefits:
1. Relieve nausea
Settle a tummy in turmoil with a calming cup of ginger tea. One of the most renowned ginger tea benefits is its ability to treat an upset stomach. Ginger tea is often drunk to relieve morning sickness and nausea associated with chemotherapy and motion sickness.
2. Boost your immune system
Toughen up! Antioxidants in ginger tea are believed to strengthen immunity and reduce stress. The health benefits of drinking ginger tea range from soothing a simple sore throat to reducing the risk of cancer. Drinking hot ginger tea with lemon is a popular brew when winter bugs are rife.
3. Reduce inflammation
Gregarious ginger’s natural properties have been used to treat inflammation for centuries. As inflammation is the root of all evil in the body, why not combat the negative effects of inflammation with a cuppa brewed from ginger root?
4. Weight loss
Ginger contains polyphenols thought to boost metabolism and burn fat. Drinking ginger tea for weight loss can help to stave off feelings of hunger and reduce the risk of obesity. Goodbye, tubby tummy!
5. Improve heart health
Research indicates the antioxidants and polyphenols in ginger tea are good for your heart. This warm and spicy herbal remedy may help to lower blood pressure and prevent heart attacks. It can also lower cholesterol and improve blood circulation. Awwww, we LOVE ginger tea!
Trade the ginger nut biscuits for a steaming cup of health-alicious ginger tea instead! It’s easy to say no thanks to the calories and unhealthy sugar in your fave ginger nut biscuits and start drinking ginger tea instead. With virtually no calories, just healthy goodness zipping around in your immune system, ginger tea is your best winter buddy!
How to make ginger tea?
Having such a fiery nature, ginger tea is naturally comfy in hot water and is best brewed at 100°C for between three and five minutes.
Throw a scoop into your tea mug with infuser, your favourite bright and lively T2 teapot or your trusty tea maker and drink it in its pure, unadulterated form – unless you want to add a drizzle of honey to sweeten things up, or a squirt of fresh lemon juice for a super healthy brew.
Is ginger tea good for you?
Release your inner ninja when you sip lip-smacking ginger tea loaded with pep and pizazz! This herbal tea is bursting with goodness ready to kickstart your mornings and settle you into snore-ville at night time.
Ginger tea? Let’s see…
- It is great for your troubled tummy
- Its feisty features take the zing out of inflammation
- It karate chops its way into your weight loss program
- It does all sorts of heavenly things for your heart health
Does ginger tea have caffeine?
Originating from Asia, ginger tea is made from ginger root, whereas black, green, white and oolong teas are made from the leaves of the camellia sinensis plant. Teas harvested from camellia sinensis all contain caffeine, but fruit tisanes, and herbal teas like ginger tea, do not.
A robust and raunchy cup of hot ginger tea packs a punch, but you don’t need to worry about a caffeine hit.
When should I drink ginger tea?
Whenever your senses need revitalising, your tummy needs taming or your tastebuds crave something refreshingly vibrant! Multi-talented ginger tea is the perfect start to a ripper of a day, and equally ideal as a nighty-night tea.
Our Wellness tea range offers a range of herbal teas with ginger. Drink Lemongrass & Ginger Loose Leaf Herbal Tisane or teabags when winter sniffles are threatening. Try Organic Turmeric Ginger Ninja Loose Leaf Herbal Tisane when you’re feeling queasy, and Just Ginger Loose Leaf Herbal Tisane or tea blends containing ginger like Spi Chai Loose Leaf Herbal Tisane any time you want to be kind to yourself!
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