Ginger Healing Detox Tea with Turmeric Recipe

There has been a lot in the news lately about the amazing healing properties of turmeric, a free-radical-fighting antioxidant-rich curry spice that has been hailed as a defense against both cancer and Alzheimer’s. When we found this tasty recipe for a warming, detoxifying ginger-turmeric tea, we were thrilled: after the holiday season, we figured we could use some detoxing and healing! Then we tasted it, and were totally hooked: it’s delicious! Ginger and turmeric combine with citrus and maple syrup to make the perfect blend of healing nutrients. We streamlined the recipe to make it ultra-easy, too:


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings1
Interest Group


 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Ground ginger1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Turmeric powder1⁄2 Teaspoon, powdered
 Maple syrup1 Tablespoon
 Lemon1⁄2 , juiced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 62 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.51 g0.79%

Saturated Fat 0.14 g0.72%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4 mg0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.8%

Sugars 9.1 g

Protein 0.77 g1.5%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 38.6%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 9.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Bring water to a boil, then add powdered herbs. Simmer for 10 minutes.
2. Strain tea into a mug, add maple syrup and lemon, stirring to combine. Drink warm.