Iahas-Ginger, Lemon and Honey Tea

Ginger, Lemon and Honey Tea

This tea is comforting as well as medicinal. It keeps the immune system strong and is a perfect warm drink for spring and winter and in times of cold, it is the perfect drink to sip on. It also helps in preventing acidity and heartburn and is ideal in situations like sleep deprivation, over-eating or travel.
Good for Kapha dosha. For Vata, substitute jaggery or coconut sugar for honey.

Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Total Time:  20 Minutes
Serves: 2 person


  • 1 t chopped ginger
  • 4 cups of water
  • 1 T of lemon juice
  • ½ T of honey


  1. Boil the chopped ginger in water for 10 minutes over low flame with the lid closed.
  2. Turn off the heat and let it sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Once it cools down, add lemon juice and strain it into a cup.
  4. Add honey and enjoy.

Serving suggestions

If you have a pitta composition or it’s summer, replace fresh ginger with ginger powder as it is less hot. You might also consider adding holy basil leaves or mint leaves to this tea, especially if suffering from a cold and cough.

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Avi Kumar

Avi is an irreverent hard-core Engineer turned Marketer, who is focused on unveiling the secrets of Ayurveda, scientifically. His aim is to research Ayurveda, take what works, discard what's superseded by new discoveries, and in all increase in human knowledge.

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