Ginger root tea is one of the many options out there and it has been linked to a variety of different health benefits ranging from the mundane to the surprising. This flavorful and distinctly spiced tea has a long history of use that dates back to the time of the ancient Romans. Today, ginger is most commonly cultivated in China. However, it is also widely enjoyed in other regions as well to be savored either as a tea itself or as a flavoring addition to other blends of teas. Made from the same ginger root used in cooking, this tea is widely available and its beneficial effects may very well surprise you.