Multiple Sclerosis: Ginger & Turmeric Tea

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Turmeric has Anti-inflammatory Properties

The fall season is upon us and the changing season often means inflammation and pain increases with Multiple Sclerosis. It seems unavoidable and managing it is frequently a challenge. Natural ways to relieve painful inflammation are sometimes helpful adjuncts in pain management. This ginger and turmeric tea recipe may have anti-inflammatory benefits.

Anti-inflammatory Turmeric Tea
Two herbs touted for their therapeutic benefits are ginger and turmeric. Both of these naturally growing roots may have anti-inflammatory properties and many other benefits according to the Mayo Clinic. Incorporate ginger and turmeric into recipes, drinks, or even take them in a supplement form.

Turmeric is known for reducing chronic joint pain and has long been used as a treatment. Ginger has anti-nausea, digestive, and respiratory benefits in addition to its anti-inflammatory abilities.

As the air cools, try this Ginger and Turmeric tea. This delicious and soothing tea can give relief and comfort as you sip.


8 oz boiling water
1 tsp. fresh turmeric root, grated (1/3 tsp. if using dried)
1 tsp. fresh ginger root, grated (1/3 tsp. if using dried)
1 tsp. coconut oil
Honey to taste, optional
Fresh lemon wedge, optional

Combine all ingredients.

Drink daily or as desired.

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Alaina Falk is a free-lance social media manager and food blogger. Her blog, The Cooks Next Door, offers a variety of simple, seasonal, and delicious recipes and ideas.
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