Boil water.Use filtered water for the best quality ginger tea. I like to set my electric kettle with a temperature setting to 208°F. If you’re boiling water on the stovetop, let the water get to a boil.
Peel and grate ginger.Peel one inch piece of fresh ginger root and grate into a teapot with a strainer or an infuser.
Slice half a lemon.Thinly slice half a lemon. No need to take out the seeds since the tea filter or infuser from the teapot will make sure the seeds don't get into your tea. Add the lemon slices into the teapot. Make sure to wash the lemon well since the rind will steep with the tea.
Add honey.You can add the honey after the steep if you prefer.