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Turmeric Tea (Ayurvedic Detox Tea)

  • Author: Sylvia Fountaine | Feasting at Home Blog
  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 12 mins
  • Yield: 8-16 cups 1x
  • Category: Drinks, Tea, Detox
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Hindu


This Turmeric Tea is an Ayurvedic Detox Tea- a “daily” drink made with fresh turmeric, ginger and whole spices to help aid the liver, flush out toxins and restore balance in the body. Healing and restorative. make a big batch and sip throughout the day.


  • 1 quart boiling water
  • 12 Tablespoons thinly sliced ginger ( or 1/21 teaspoon ground ginger, more to taste)
  • 1 Tablespoon thinly sliced fresh turmeric ( or 1/21 teaspoon ground turmeric, more to taste)
  • 12 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 12 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 12 teaspoons fennel seeds
  • 12 bags (or Tablespoons) green tea, tulsi tea, mint tea, chamomile, ginger tea, yerba,
  • squeeze of lemon ( amplifies green teas health benefits)
  • Other additions: use other whole spices if you like- cinnamon, clove, cardamom pods , pink peppercorns, anise


  1. Boil water.
  2. Place seeds, turmeric and ginger and tea in a french press, let stand 5 minutes before plunging.
  3. Refill french press reusing the same ingredients. Try to drink a total of two quarts in a day.
  4. Alternatively, simmer all ingredients together for 5 minutes in a large pot. Strain, before drinking.


This can be made ahead and refrigerated, then reheated as needed.


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 4
  • Sugar: 0.1 g
  • Sodium: 9.8 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.9 g
  • Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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