‘Cold Killer’ Turmeric Ginger Tea

Fight off a cold while cozying up to this warm, immunity-boosting, aromatic tea.



  • 3 cups water

  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and sliced into rounds

  • 1-inch piece fresh turmeric root, peeled and sliced into rounds

  • 1 cinnamon stick

  • 1 star anise

  • 3 whole cloves

  • 3 black peppercorns

  • 3 green cardamom pods

  • 3 to 6 tablespoons honey, to taste

  • Slice of meyer lemons

    Caution: Turmeric stains skin, surfaces, and clothing. Use gloves and cover surfaces with plastic wrap. Check out our stain removal tips.

Ginger Root

Cooking Steps

  1. 1

    In saucepan, add water, ginger, turmeric, cinnamon stick, star anise, cloves, and peppercorns.

  2. 2

    Using back of large spoon, crush green cardamom pods on cutting board until seeds are released. Add seeds and pods to saucepan. Bring to boil, then let simmer 3-5 minutes or until fragrant.

  3. 3

    Remove from heat, then stir in honey and squeeze of lemon, if using. Strain and discard solids. Serve hot or cold.

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