- 1 inch chunk of ginger, peeled and cut into thin slices
- 2 cups of water
- Lemon juice (optional)
- Honey, or brown sugar, to taste
- In a small stockpot boil the ginger with water. Reduce to a simmer and steep for 5-10 minutes depending on desired strength.
- Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice, if using, and honey or sugar to taste. Drink immediately or chill.