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Turmeric Ginger Tea Recipe

This Turmeric Ginger Tea Recipe is so simple to make and surprisingly delicious! With honey, lemon juice, turmeric, and ginger, this tea is a nutritional powerhouse that is perfect for staying healthy during cold and flu season. Once you understand all the turmeric tea benefits, you may find yourself reaching for this turmeric tea recipe on a regular basis.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Healthy
Keyword turmeric
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 53kcal


  • 3 cups filtered water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh turmeric grated (or ½ teaspoon ground turmeric)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger grated (or ½ teaspoon ground)
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 pinch black pepper optional; helps with turmeric absorption


  • Place water, turmeric, and ginger in a medium saucepan.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes over medium heat.
  • Reduce heat to low, and whisk in lemon juice and honey.
  • Add black pepper if using.
  • If you used fresh turmeric and ginger strain.
  • If you used powdered, use an immersion blender to make sure the ground spices are well blended. (You may need to stir as you drink.)
  • Serve warm.


For an extra kick of heat, try adding in a pinch of cayenne pepper.


Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 119mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin C: 12.7mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.5mg