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Star Anise & Ginger Tea – Boosts Immunity and Relieves Inflammation

This star anise and ginger tea tastes and smells delicious!  The spices in this tea stimulate circulation, aid digestion, and can help soothe a cough or cold.  Perfect for the coming season!

Anise has various medicinal benefits and is widely used around the world for an assortment of reasons. Anise seeds possess a distinct flavor and aroma, which is widely used in food items.

Along with its nutritional value, anise seeds holds plenty of benefits for the skin, hair and health.

Anise essential oil may help loosen mucus and speed healing in bronchial infections, and its muscle-relaxing effects make it useful for relieving coughs.

In the digestive system, anise relaxes muscles that line the intestinal tract and helps relieve indigestion.

Anise and Ginger Tea

A study published in the April 2010 issue of the journal “BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine” found that a commercial herbal preparation containing anise provided a safe , natural remedy for constipation.

Ginger tea is so beneficial for health thanks to its high levels of vitamin C as well as other minerals. Adding honey to your tea will give it additional antioxidant.

A simple cup of ginger tea with honey is useful for many conditions: relieves nausea, treats an upset stomach, arthritis due to the anti-inflammatory properties, improves blood circulation, fights infections and boosts the immune system.

Ingredients needed:

  • 6g. grated ginger
  • 1 tsp of anise
  • 2 tsp of honey
  • 2 tsp of lemon juice
  • 2 l water

Preparation:

Place the anise, ginger and cayenne pepper in an already boiling water and boil them for 5 minutes, after which you should let it cool down. Add honey and lemon juice before consumption. Enjoy in your anise and ginger tea.

Recommended dose:

Drink small sips of this wonderful anise and ginger tea combination throughout the day (or whenever you feel stressed out).

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