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ginger tea for cold

ginger tea for cold recipe, ginger for colds

A ginger drink used to treat cold and sore throat...
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1
Calories 22 kcal


  • 1 glass water
  • ½ teaspoon grated ginger (small ginger piece grated)
  • ½ lemon cut into round slices
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder / haldi
  • 1 teaspoon honey


  • Firstly, take a sauce pan.
  • Add a glass of water into the pan.
  • Switch on the stove.
  • Grate around half a teaspoon of ginger into the water.
  • Add thin round lemon slices into the water.
  • Lastly, add half a teaspoon of turmeric powder into it.
  • Bring all the ingredients to a boil.
  • Simmer and let all the flavors steep into the water well for 3-4 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Let the tea turn lukewarm.
  • Pour the ginger tea into a glass or a cup.
  • Add honey and stir well.
  • Consume it during cold for relief and best results.


  • Consume this tea at least 2 times daily until one finds relief from swollen throat and cold.
  • Honey too can be added to this drink to make it a bit sweeter and consumable.
  • Grated ginger can be replaced with ginger pieces or finely chopped ginger but grated ginger gives out more juice than cut or chopped.
  • Hence, try to use fresh grated ginger.


Nutrition Facts
ginger tea for cold recipe, ginger for colds
Amount Per Serving
Calories 22 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 8mg0%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Calcium 1mg0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.