Ginger grows in warm climates worldwide. The spicy, aromatic root of the ginger plant has been used by many cultures in cooking and in medicine. Most people use it as a spice or eat it with sushi, but ginger can also be made into tea. All you need to do is steep a tablespoon of freshly grated ginger in a pint of boiling water, and you’ve got yourself two tasty servings!
Ginger tea is also traditionally used for stomach problems, most famously for preventing or stopping nausea.Some say ginger tea can cure coughs and other respiratory problems. Studies show that ginger may reduce blood pressure, and that gingerol — a component of ginger — has been shown to suppress tumor growth in the lab. Many users claim ginger tea alleviates arthritis pain and muscle aches.