Ginger Turmeric Cinnamon Tea – Anti-Inflammatory
This anti-inflammatory tea is extremely healthy, inexpensive and easy to make.
• Fresh raw ginger root, about the size of ½ your hand, wash and cut lengthwise in ½ inch wide strips
• Fresh raw turmeric root, about two third as much as the ginger root, also cut in lengthwise strips
• 4-5 cinnamon sticks
Bring 2 quart of water to a boil. When boiling, add in all the ingredients below and let simmer in the hot water for approx. 45 minutes and then drain. Store in refrigerator in a glass jar and reheat a daily cup of this warming and healing tonic. Can be enjoyed both warm and cold!
- All three spices in this tea have been used for thousands of years to reduce inflammation, enhance digestion and support the immune system.
- Curcumin, the active compound in Turmeric is anti-inflammatory and has higher antioxidant levels than both Vitamin C and E.
- Cinnamon can help to control blood sugar levels and regular consumption can reduce inflammation as well as aid in healthy weight loss.
- Ginger is not only anti-inflammatory, it has anti-bacterial properties and aids digestion.
Marsha Fenwick, C.N.P. R.R.T.
Marsha is not your typical nutritionist. She began her career 20 years ago as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. Later, she earned her certifications as a Registered Nutritional Consultant Practitioner, Certified Nutritional Practitioner, and Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner. Marsha is also a Certified Cancer Coach. Her clinical practice specializes in: sustainable healthy weight loss, digestive health, women's hormones, diabetes, heart health, and cancer prevention and recovery. For more information and to book a FREE 15 minute consultation go to Marsha Fenwick Nutrition.