Scleroderma: Ginger and Turmeric Tea
Turmeric Has Anti-Inflammatory Properties
Fall is here and a new season often means inflammation and pain increase for patients with scleroderma. It seems unavoidable and managing it is a challenge. Natural ways to relieve inflammation are sometimes helpful adjuncts in pain management. This ginger and turmeric tea recipe may have anti-inflammatory benefits.
Ginger and turmeric are two herbs that are often touted for their therapeutic benefits. According to the Mayo Clinic, both of these naturally growing roots may have anti-inflammatory properties and could offer many other health benefits. You can incorporate ginger and turmeric into meals, beverages, or even take them in a supplement form.
As the air cools, try this ginger and turmeric tea. It’s delicious, soothing and may just provide some relief and comfort as you sip.
GINGER TURMERIC TEA
8 oz boiling water
1 tsp. fresh turmeric root, grated (1/3 tsp. if using dried)
1 tsp. fresh ginger root, grated (1/3 tsp. if using dried)
1 tsp. coconut oil
Honey to taste, optional
Fresh lemon wedge, optional
Combine all ingredients.
Drink daily or as desired.
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