Turmeric is widely known as a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, whose earthy notes settle the mind and calm the soul. When combined with spicy ginger, and assisted by black pepper, the healing potential magnifies.
What is Turmeric?
Turmeric is widely known as a food additive in Indian food, which is why almost everyone has heard of it at some point. The main cultivator of Turmeric has been India for many thousands of years. In the last few centuries, it has become a common root grown worldwide. It has a big reputation in the ayurvedic medicine world as a healing agent for so many health conditions. It’s also used for healing salves and balms and even clothing dye (it’s bright yellow color attributes to this specific use.)
What is Ginger?
First cultivated and used in ancient China and India cultures have included ginger as a staple in their diets and medicinal remedies for thousands of years. Known best as an effective aid for stomach ailments, predominantly nausea, ginger is a common included in the foods of many Asian cultures and now all around the world as a common ingredient in today’s healing remedies.
Why Turmeric and Ginger as a pair?
The flavors of both are incredibly complimentary but that’s not really the kicker, it’s just a bonus. Turmeric and Ginger, as we stated earlier, are from the same great family. They both have similar properties and benefits but are multiplied exponentially when combined. Turmeric has its own strengths such as boosting the immune system and helping the body through particularly stressful health situations while spicy Ginger has the soothe the body and regulate it. With Buddha Teas Turmeric and Ginger Tea, you’ll never have to decide on just one!
Flavor Profile of Turmeric & Ginger Tea
A phenomenal flavor combination, turmeric and ginger (along with turmeric’s black pepper catalyst) in tea is the perfect duo creating a mildly peppery taste of turmeric and slightly spicy yet delightfully sweet ginger. This potent anti-inflammatory, antioxidant duo becomes a superhero, making our Turmeric Ginger Tea one of our most powerful teas for those seeking easy, delicious ways to attain greater health and vitality.
Questions and Answers
Why do ginger and turmeric work so well together?
They pack an antioxidant punch alone but together they are exceptionally beneficial. Together they are culinary rock stars with ginger offering a spicy zing to dishes and Turmeric providing a golden yellow color and a warm and bitter taste with a peppery aroma.
Can ginger be eaten raw?
It can be eaten raw, cooked, or steeped in tea and has amazing benefits when consumed in any way. Ginger is used in so many types of food including candy, sushi, and our personal favorite…tea.
Is Turmeric and Ginger beneficial for kids?
In a word, yes. Both possess so many benefits for everyone and kids are no exception. Make sure you ask you health care provider what you can use these amazing herbs for and their suggestion on frequency of use.
Do Turmeric and Ginger help inflammation?
The combo is brilliant, but Buddha Teas cannot suggest our herbal teas to cure any medical ailments such as inflammation. We love that our customers do their research, and we always suggest they do. If you have any specific questions, please ask you naturopathic doc or your Primary health care provider.
Buddha Teas searches the world for the very best herbs, flowers, spices, and teas to incorporate into our blended and single herb wellness products. We NEVER use additives or “natural” flavorings. Instead, we use substantial quantities of key ingredients to ensure our products have optimal efficacy. During our exploration for the best, we found that living in harmony with nature is ideal. We've realized that any time we need nature to provide for us, we must give something back. Sustainably harvesting and keeping waste and pollution at a bare minimum made sense to us. Buddha Teas is 100% chemical free, from our bleach free tea bags to our utilization of soy-based ink for our labels and beautifully colored tea boxes. When you buy Buddha Teas, you’re not only enjoying a flavorful, hand-crafted, all-natural tea but you will also feel peace of mind knowing that you are buying your tea from a company that gives back to our magnificent planet.