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gingerIn the West, ginger is a very popular ingredient in many seasonal desserts. In the East, it's celebrated as a digestive and palate cleanser. At Adagio Teas, ginger is renowned as one of our favorite teas, combining the fresh, warming heat of ginger with the rich tang of Ceylon black tea.
Steep at 212° for 3 minutes.
ingredients & lore
blended with black tea, ginger root and natural ginger flavor
Ginger is indigenous to southern China, from where it spread to the Spice Islands and other parts of Asia. Chinese herbalists continue to call upon ginger to expel cold and restore depleted yang. In the Middle Ages, ginger was brought to Europe by the Arabic traders. At the time, it was primarily used for ginger tea, said to be effective in fighting colds and flu. During Victorian times, shakers of ginger were as common a table accessory as salt and pepper. Today, India is the largest producer of this yang-inducing herb.