This is a wonderful fermented tea. It contains all of the anti-inflammatory power of ginger and turmeric and it is loaded with beneficial bacteria.
Benefits of Fermented Tea with Ginger and Turmeric
- Rebuilds the healthy bacteria in your gut. Intestinal bacteria gets destroyed by antibiotic use and chlorine in water. Even you haven’t taken many antibiotics, you might be consuming them unknowingly if you eat meat or poultry that come from factory farms or consume tap water. Eating this sauerkraut recipe regularly will help turn this around.
- Improves digestion due to the high amount of beneficial bacteria and the ginger.
- Improves the skin due to the Turmeric.
- Boosts the immune system according to an article published in “The Journal of Applied Microbiology” in June 2006. This is because a large portion of the immune system is based on healthy levels of gut flora. Turmeric is also stimulating to the immune system.
- Anti-inflammatory due to the Turmeric and Ginger.
- Reduces chronic pain due to the Turmeric and Ginger.
Fermented Tea with Ginger and Turmeric Recipe
Fermented Tea with Ginger and Tumeric
Author: Susanne Runion
Recipe type: Fermented Foods
This fermented tea with ginger and turmeric is anti-inflammatory and filled with beneficial bacteria for your digestive system.
- Peel the ginger and turmeric and roughly chop.
- Pour the water into a pan on the stove and bring to a boil.
- Add the ginger and turmeric.
- Turn the heat down to medium low and cover.
- Cook for an hour.
- Move to the refrigerator to cool.
- When cool, strain out the ginger and turmeric.
- Pour into a large one gallon glass jar.
- Add the sugar or rapadura and mix up until it is dissolved.
- Add the water kefir grains.
- Cover with a dish towel.
- Let it sit for 3-5 days.
- It is done when it tastes tangy, a bit sour and is fizzy.
- Move to the refrigerator.
- You can add Stevia if you like a sweeter tea.
Fermented Tea with Water Kefir Grains