I will be making a pot of this tea, this afternoon!!!

Global Grazers

Ginger Tea, A Medicinal Treat from IndiaMy first visit to India in 1995 was an unforgettable experience.  For me, it was a revelation and I loved every bit of it — the color, the culture, the contrasts and the food.  Unfortunately, as so often happens when we are working hard and playing hard, I came down with one of the worst chest colds I have ever had.

My work schedule was incredibly full and, with only a few weeks to do about three months worth of work, downtime was not an option.  Fortunately, one of my Indian colleagues also happened to be a medical doctor.  So, I turned to her for advice.

To my surprise, she recommended two therapies:  (a) inhaling medicinal steam from a neti pot; and (b) ginger tea.  Coming from the United States and having no knowledge of ayurvedic medicine, these recommendations did not make me feel particularly optimistic.  However, desperation compelled…

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  1. I love ginger tea. I became addicted to it when I went to India in 2008; and I wasn’t even sick. Thanks for the recipe.

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