Fruit Infused Turmeric Tea
Fruit Infused Turmeric Tea recipe is loaded with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that helps to reduce inflammation, aid digestion, promotes healing and gives your immune system a good boost. This tea is a great way to make good use of the health benefits of turmeric!
This healing Fruit Infused Turmeric Tea recipe is a great little habit to add to your daily routine for promoting overall good health and wellness. Drinking this turmeric powder tea is a great way to add healing herbs and spices into your wellness routine.
This turmeric tea recipe is a versatile one. Feel free to switch things up however you like. You can drink this turmeric tea hot or cold with or without the added fruit. But the fruit does add a refreshing taste and the added vitamin c (antioxidant) benefits especially when the tea is nice and chilled during the warm summer months. There are so many health benefits of turmeric, and drinking this tea is a great way to incorporate more turmeric into your daily wellness plan.
Turmeric Tea Recipe
- Powdered Turmeric – We use powdered turmeric for this recipe, but if you want to use fresh then a good rule of thumb is 1/2 inch piece of raw turmeric equals about 1 teaspoon of ground turmeric.
- Purified Water – Use a good purified water for this tea.
- Black Pepper – Adding just a pinch of black pepper to this turmeric tea helps to enhance the absorption of turmeric’s benefits
- Honey – Turmeric can taste a little bitter on its own. Honey adds a little sweetness making it more enjoyable to drink.
- Fresh Organic Fruit – Infusing this tea with fresh fruit adds such a delicious pop of flavor to this tea.
Find the printable recipe with measurements below.
How to Make Turmeric Tea
- Boil water – Bring four cups of water to a boil in a small saucepan.
- Stir in turmeric – Add 1-2 teaspoons of ground turmeric and reduce to a simmer for 5 minutes.
- Strain – Strain the tea through a fine sieve into a cup
- Cool. Cool to room temperature and stir in honey and a pinch of black pepper
- Infuse with fruit. Pour into mason jars and add sliced strawberries and orange and sprigs of fresh mint
- Refrigerate. Keep in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours or overnight for a stronger fruit flavored tea.
What is Turmeric
Turmeric is a spice that is commonly grown in India and parts of Asia and Central America and has been used as both a spice and medicinal herb. The compounds found in turmeric are called curcuminoids, with the most important once being curcumin. Curcumin has powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. And it’s curcurmin that gives turmeric its characteristic yellow color. Turmeric is related to the ginger family.
What is Turmeric Used For
Turmeric has been used for its medicinal, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties for thousands of years to treat a number of ailments. Curcumin is the active compound found in turmeric. It’s known for its disease-fighting potential and other health benefits. These compounds found in turmeric may help to lower bad cholesterol and help to block the formation of the beta-amyloid substance that’s responsible for the plaques that slowly obstruct cerebral function found in Alzheimer’s disease. It also may also help to prevent the progression of multiple sclerosis.
Turmeric Tea Benefits
Drinking teas made with healing herbs and spices is a great way to enhance your health and wellness routine. Adding just a pinch of black pepper to this turmeric tea helps to enhance the absorption of turmeric’s benefits and adding fruit provides extra vitamin C which is a natural immune booster. Turmeric tea is a great tea to drink during cold and flu season to give your immune system a good boost. There are many health benefits of turmeric due to the curcurmin found in turmeric. Curcurmin is proven to have powerful anti-inflammatory properties. Maintaining low-level inflammation can help ward off many diseases such as heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, metabolic syndrome and some degenerative conditions. It’s also great remedy for athletes due to its anti-inflammatory and healing properties which may help to ease their strains and injuries related to their particular sport. These are just a few of the health benefits of turmeric tea:
- May help to reduce pain and inflammation
- Helps to ease arthritis symptoms
- Protects the heart from free-radicals
- May help lower cholesterol
- Supports the immune system
- Rich with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties
- Helps to manage diabetes
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- 4 cups water
- 1-2 teaspoons ground turmeric (if you want to use fresh turmeric then a good rule of thumb is 1/2 inch piece of raw turmeric equals about 1 teaspoon of ground turmeric).
- 2 teaspoons honey
- pinch of black pepper
- 4 large strawberries
- 1 small orange
- 4 sprigs fresh mint
- Bring four cups of water to a boil in a small saucepan.
- Add 1-2 teaspoons of ground turmeric and reduce to a simmer for 5 minutes.
- Strain the tea through a fine sieve into a cup
- Cool to room temperature and stir in honey and a pinch of black pepper
- Pour into mason jars
- Add sliced strawberries and orange and sprigs of fresh mint
- Seal lid on mason jars
- Refrigerate for 1-2 hours or overnight
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 76Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 28mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 4gSugar: 12gProtein: 2g
theharvestkitchen.com attempts to provide accurate information, however, this nutritional information is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. The nutritional information provided comes from online sources and calculations.