Homemade Ginger tea Goodness!

Author: Corinne Bett   Date Posted:26 August 2015 

Are you sick of the same old boring tea? Then why don’t you add some extra zing in your day and make yourself a refreshing homemade ginger tea. It’s really easy and you can make it in a flash, plus ginger tea not only tastes great but has numerous benefits.

It may aid digestion, warm the body and provide a good dose of antioxidants. Mix and match with some of the optional ingredients listed below, one at a time, and find your favourite combo.


  • 2 cups filtered water.
  • 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger.
  • ½ juiced lemon.
  • 1 tsp honey or rice malt syrup.

Optional: Add each of these one at a time and mix and match with the ginger to find your favourite combo! Try adding a Cinnamon stick, fresh mint leaves, pinch cayenne pepper, pinch turmeric powder, green tea leaves or chamomile flowers.


  1. Fill the kettle with 2 cups water, and boil.
  2. Peel the skin off the ginger, and grate into a cup.
  3. Add lemon juice, honey/rice malt syrup and an optional additive of your choosing.
  4. Add boiling water, and stir.

Try this great little home-made remedy today and enjoy!  

Written by Corinne Bett

Corinne spent her childhood helping her mother and grandfather in the garden grow various herbs and vegetables. This sparked a great interest in herbal medicine and nutrition in later life, and a passion for a wholefood diet. As a Naturopath today, she likes to empower others to utilise food as medicine, and live a healthy and balanced lifestyle. In her spare time she like to spend time in nature bushwalking and swimming, adventuring in far and exotic places, and dreaming about what kind of dog she might like to have one day.