top down view of lemon ginger detox tea in a cup.

5 from 2 reviews

Lemon Ginger Detox Tea is a daily anti-inflammatory morning wellness drink to boost your immune system, stimulate your digestion and kick start your metabolism!


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 inch ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 large lemon, juice of
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric (optional)
  • pinch of cayenne (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon raw, coconut or organic sugar or maple syrup (optional)


Prep the ginger by using a vegetable peeler to remove the outer skin and thinly slice with a sharp knife.

Using a small pot or kettle, add the water, ginger, lemon juice, turmeric and cayenne, give a good stir. Place over medium-low to low heat and warm until steam comes up or whistle blows on the kettle.

Let rest for 5 minutes, pour into individual cups, add a little sweetener, and enjoy.

Serves 1 – 2


Alternative heating option: Heat water to boiling in a pot or kettle. Pour warm water into your cup, add ginger, lemon juice, cayenne, and turmeric, let set for 5 minutes. Add a little sweetener, stir and enjoy!