1 1/2 cups water
1/2 lemon, juiced
1 tablespoon peeled and chopped fresh ginger root
1 teaspoon loose green tea
1 teaspoon honey, or to taste (optional)
Bring water to a boil. Add lemon juice and ginger; simmer for 3 minutes. Strain into a tea cup.
Pack a tea infuser with tea leaves; place in the hot water and let steep, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in honey.