Benefits of Ginger Turmeric Tea

The History of Ginger Turmeric

Individually,  Ginger and Turmeric have been used for medicinal purposes for over a century. They were typically used in the treatment of chronic inflammation, fatigue and migraines. Together, these tubers create a dynamic superfood duo. Today, they are widely used in natural medicine to boost immunity, treat inflammation and aid in pain relief.

According to WebMD, Ginger’s medicinal properties are mostly due to the presence of phenolic compounds, including gingerol, a chemical thought to possess potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Turmeric’s medicinal properties are due to the chemical compound curcumin, which has been shown to aid in treating and preventing several chronic conditions.


Ginger Turmeric Tea Nutritional Benefits

Healthline and WebMD lists the following benefits of incorporating Ginger and Turmeric into your diet:

  • Boost immune function
  • Relieves Pain
  • Decrease Nausea

Uses of Ginger Turmeric

Both Ginger and Turmeric have been used in sauces, stir fries, incorporated into smoothies and used in immune boosting teas. Turmeric is the main ingredient in curries giving it that bright yellow color..

Side Effects of Ginger Turmeric

Although Ginger and Turmeric are generally safe to consume, Ginger may lower blood sugar levels and blood clotting so it may interact with medications used to treat these conditions.


Before starting any herbal regimen, you should always consult your physician.  If you do have a reaction after consuming Ginger Turmeric, stop consuming immediately.


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