With the cold and flu season among us, getting lots of nutrients and vitamins is essential.
One easy way to do that is by incorporating this immunity-boosting lemon ginger water! It is a super quick and easy drink to make and helps fight off common ailments.
The combination of ginger and lemon ensures that you consume lots of vitamin C and gingerol. Two nutrients are known to help with the common cold. Making this drink does not take too much time, and is quite simple to make. Best of all, it is all-natural!
With only three ingredients, you can make this warm, comforting ginger lemon water. It’s a simple way to boost your immunity. Whether you want to drink it in the morning, or at night, it is a great way to stay healthy throughout the winter months. Or, if you really enjoy it, the summer months as well!
How To Make This Immune-Boosting Ginger Lemon Water
There are many ways to customize this ginger lemon water to your liking. This recipe covers the simplest form of the beverage.
Add sliced ginger, squeeze some lemon juice on top, and add a bit of turmeric. Pour in some boiling water, and let the ingredients soak for a few minutes.
After about three minutes, the ginger lemon water is ready to drink!
If you want to make the drink a bit sweeter, you can add honey or agave syrup. Some people enjoy this drink with a bit more kick and add black pepper. Feel free to experiment with this recipe and see what you like the best.
- 1 lemon
- 1 (2-inch) piece fresh ginger
- 1 pinch ground turmeric
- 2 cups boiling water
- Boil about 2 cups of water either in a kettle or on the stove.
- Cut the lemon in half and juice one half per cup. If you want a stronger lemon flavor, feel free to add the squeezed lemon to the cup. Make sure to wash the lemon if you are going to do this.
- Add in the ginger slices and turmeric. If adding in extra ingredients like black pepper, add in at this stage.
- Pour the boiling water into the cup, and leave for about 3-4 minutes.
- Drink it nice, hot, and fresh. It tastes best when it’s hot!
With just a few simple ingredients you can boost your immunity tenfold! ginger Lemon water is an easy and delicious way to get some important nutrients.
When you drink this hot beverage, you will feel the warmth of the ginger going through your body. It will heat you up right away, and get you through those especially cold days.
There are so many health benefits to this drink that it is hard to list them all. It only takes about 5 minutes to make this drink, so try and slip it into your daily routine.
No matter how you switch up this drink, I hope you enjoy this recipe and stay healthy!
If you liked this recipe, try this delicious immune-boosting blueberry smoothie.