The Health Benefits of Ginger Tea – Recipe

Ginger is an extremely beneficial root, with potent antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-parasitic properties.

It is a rich source of numerous nutrients, including vitamin C, magnesium, and many minerals.

It strengthens the immune system, treats pain, helps digestion, treats heart diseases, and asthma. It is also a popular natural remedy for cleansing the liver and treating infections.

The consumption of ginger tea fights common colds and the flu more effectively than conventional medicines.

Ginger Tea’s Healing Effects

Researchers say the active volatile oils and pungent phenol compounds, such as gingerols and shogaols, are what give ginger its power, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. Tea made from ginger has high levels of vitamin C and amino acids, as well as various trace elements such as calcium, zinc, sodium, phosphorus, and many others.

Drinking ginger tea can:

  • Help the body absorb nutrients
  • Help alleviate the stomach pain
  • Help with irritable bowl syndrome
  • Help with weight loss
  • Help fight cancer
  • Help manage glucose levels
  • Improve circulation
  • Improve the food digestion
  • Increases the production of gastric juice
  • Protect against Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Open inflamed airways
  • Reduce arthritic inflammation
  • Relieve menstrual discomfort
  • Relieve stress
  • Stimulate appetite

Ayurveda also teaches that ginger tea has a powerful antispasmodic action, according to herbalist Dr. John R. Christopher.

THIS IS HOW TO PREPARE THIS TEA:

Ingredients:

  • ¼ teaspoon of ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground turmeric
  • Coconut milk
  •  A cup of water
  • Organic honey (optional)
  • Slice of lemon

Instructions:

You should boil the water and add the turmeric and ginger to it. Then, leave it to simmer for 10 minutes, and add the milk.

Strain the tea, and add honey to sweeten it.

Enjoy!

 

Source Chopra Healthy Food House
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