Lemon, Ginger and Turmeric Tea

Lemon, Ginger and Turmeric Tea

Whenever the cool autumn breeze starts to reach its fingers through your window and you feel a chill in the air, it's time for turmeric tea! This aromatic blend of ginger root, lemon (packed with vitamin C) and Eastern Shore Honey make for an incredibly soothing drink. Add coconut milk if you’re feeling adventurous - now suddenly this recipe has transformed into something similar to spiced chai. But don't worry about blending all these ingredients yourself – BEAUTEA makes things easier by providing every component thoughtfully-crafted together specifically for this unique beverage so that transforming dull chilly days can be both quick and easy ; just add some honey & lemon!

Turmeric is an enjoyable spice. Not only does it give our favorite curries a bright color and an earthy flavor, but it also offers some anti-inflammatory benefits inside and outside.

Ginger and Turmeric offer Benefits for the Skin

Gingerols, the natural goodness of ginger root extract is a powerful combination for skin health. This antioxidant and anti-inflammatory powerhouse can help protect your skin from free radicals that cause aging as well promoting an even tone to existing hyperpigmentation or marks due to injury - all while providing an improved elasticity leaving you with healthier looking complexion.

How to Make Turmeric Tea

a hand scooping a tablespoon of Beautea

Start with one tablespoon of Bee Inspired’s loose-leaf Beautea; by doing this, you can skip the fresh ginger and fresh Turmeric in the next step.

a cup of coffee

Cut a few lemon slices and place them in a mug. If you do not have BEAUTEA (from step one), add fresh-cut Turmeric and ginger to the mug.

Hot water being poured into a white mug

Add boiling hot water.

adding honey to a cup of tea

Allow your tea to steep for 5 minutes, then add your favorite Eastern Shore Honey and serve.

A bowl of turmeric on a cutting board along with ginger cinnamon
Fresh-sliced Turmeric

Curcumin, a chemical compound found in the turmeric plant, may help reduce swelling and irritations in the body. It also offers quite a few excellent benefits when used on the Skin. Research is ongoing about the uses and benefits of Turmeric, so in the meantime, we’ll enjoy this ginger and turmeric tea when we’re cold in the winter!

chai tea cookies with ginger turmeric tea in red pot and wildflower honey
Honey Chai Tea Cookies

Adapting your Turmeric Tea Recipe

Spice up this recipe or be daring and switch up the citrus. If you’re dreaming of different ways to adapt this recipe, here are some ideas to make them your own:

  • Use orange instead of lemon
  • Crush a few cardamom pods and add them to the brew
  • Add clove, cinnamon sticks, and nutmeg

Make this tea to serve as our Eastern Shore Hot Toddy base for a little extra oomph.

Hot Toddy with a twist

Or, if you’re more interested in having a little spirit with your tea, try this flu-beater martini.

Flu Beater Martini with bottle of eastern shore honey and slice of lemon on table with lemons

Want another tea idea to promote good health? Ask for the doctor in the house with this Dr. Feelgood Tea! Ginger Lemon and Honey fight flu also!

Ginger Lemon and Honey Tea with tea cup, lemon and jar of honey on table

As the weather begins to cool down, turn to this warm and fragrant tea for a bit of comfort. With just a few easy ingredients, you can have a tasty drink that will make chilly days more bearable. Give it a try! If you decide to make this turmeric tea with ginger and lemon, take a photo and share it with us using #beeinspired on Instagram. We love seeing your photos, and we often share them with our followers!