If you love the spicy kick of heat that fresh ginger provides, you can easily have that with your daily cup of tea. Simply bring a kettle of water to a boil and pour over the ginger, cinnamon stick, jasmine tea, and lemon peel and allow to infuse for a full ten minutes. You can use your own favorite blend of tea in place of the jasmine, and serve this tonic hot or cold (it needs no sweetener).


  • 1 liter water
  • 1 piece fresh ginger (about 1 inch)
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon jasmine tea
  • 2 strips lemon peel


  1. Temper porcelain teapot with boiling water.
  2. Drain water when ready to brew tea.
  3. Bring 1 liter water to boil.
  4. Pour water into teapot and stir in remaining ingredients.
  5. Let infuse for 10 minutes. Strain.
  6. Serve hot or cold, without sugar.
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