minced ginger (1-2 Tbsp)
few sprigs of mint leaves
juice of 1 lime (or half lemon but lime is better)
few Tbsps maple syrup (okay, probably not the healthiest thing in the world...)
boil a few cups of water. Put the minced ginger in a, ummm, one of those metal containers with holes in it for loose tea, and put it in a teapot. Add the boiling water. Let it sit for a while. Then take it out when you think it flavored the water enough. Add the maple syrup, lime, several ice cubes and the mint leaves. Let it sit a little longer so the mint leaves flavor the water. Add water or ice cubes to taste. refrigerate, and drink it for a few days. I think it tastes great.