Ginseng Tea Recipe

Ginseng Tea Recipe
Staff Writer

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This plant tuber found in East Asia helps with the production of serotonin, which is often low in people with depression.

Read more about 12 Teas That Boost Your Mood.

1
Servings
152
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6-8 thin slices of ginseng root
  • honey to taste
  • 8 ounces water

Directions

Pour 8 ounces of almost-boiling water over the ginseng. Cover and steep for 3-5 minutes and strain. Add honey to taste.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
26g
20%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
291µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
179mg
18%
Choline, total
11mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
99µg
25%
Iron, Fe
13mg
72%
Magnesium, Mg
58mg
18%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
172mg
25%
Selenium, Se
11µg
20%
Sodium, Na
110mg
7%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
188g
7%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

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