Turmeric, Ginger and Lime

Herbal Tea/Infusion

Generations of Sri Lankans chop, cut and sprinkle fresh turmeric and ginger for its many healing and health properties. Use the fresh stuff, its lighter and a fantastic way to start your day.


100g turmeric root

50g fresh ginger

1 lime, juice

2 tablespoon of honey

Zest of 1 lime

Fresh turmeric, ginger and lime herbal tea/infusion.  Turmeric has healing and health-giving properties.  Ginger is good for constipation and lime is refreshing
Turmeric, Ginger and Lime Herbal Tea


Wash, chop (keep the skin on) and blitz the turmeric and ginger roots in a blender with some water. When smooth, spoon into a pan with 750ml of water.

Bring to the boil gently and then simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the lime juice.

When the herbal tea is still warm, strain through a fine sieve or muslin cloth to extract all the goodness.

Sweeten with honey and cool. Decant into a bottle and chill before serving with fresh lime zest as a garnish