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African Drinks: Ginger and Lemongrass tea is that herbal remedy you need to try right now

Suffering from recession headaches and data increment wahala? Or the harmattan is making you so cold?

Then this Ginger and Lemongrass tea is that real deal you have been waiting for.


3 heaping tablespoons of raw ginger, grated

a handful of the green tops of lemongrass leaves, or a solid piece of lemongrass

stalk or root, the same volume as the grated ginger

3 cups of filtered water


1. Bring everything to a simmer and cover it, letting it bubble gently for 10 minutes.

2. Remove from heat, strain and serve immediately, or keep it warm to drink in a flask.

3. You can also drink the tea hot, with honey added liberally and to taste.

4. Enjoy and don’t forget to make for a friend who has stomach ache or a cold.

This recipe was inspired here.

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