The main ingredient used in many diets, the Indian herb that holds a palette of benefits is also the main ingredient in today’s recipe ha will help us I the fight against inflammation, migraines, and pain.
The ginger has antioxidant properties thanks to gingerols, beta-carotene, capsaicin, caffeic acid, curcumin, and salicylate. Ginger is rich in nutrients too, it holds a lot of carbohydrates, fiber, potassium, calcium, iron and vitamin B6.
Ginger will help you with the following health problems:
Reduces bloating and offers to relieve any digestive problems and irritations, increases the production of saliva and gall and also eases the movement of the food and fluids through the GI tract. If you are experiencing constipation, ginger will help you and it will balance your whole digestive system.
As we mentioned, ginger has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, they stop the formation of inflammatory compounds. The latest study, published in the journal “Cancer Prevention Research”, shows that ginger reduces inflammation markers in the colon within a month. It also works well in reducing the inflammation that causes osteoarthritis.
According to a study conducted at the University of Georgia, ginger reduces exercise-induced muscle pain by 25%. It has also been useful in reducing the pain that women experience during their menstrual cycle, the daily intake helped 83% of the women.
Cold and Flu Prevention
The ginger tea will boost your immune system and will help you against colds and flu. For better result drink up to 2 or 3 cups of ginger tea throughout the day, but make sure that your first cup of tea is on an empty stomach so you can absorb the nutrients and get better.
Any nausea or vomiting problems can be instantly relieved with ginger. You can try the following drink recipe Ginger Ale Recipe.
Ginger Ale Recipe
- 2 cups of peeled and chopped ginger
- Raw honey
- 4 cups of water
- Some sparkling water
- 2 juiced limes
- Lime wedge for garnish
Pour the 4 glasses of water into a pot and heat the water until it boils. Next, add the ginger and reduce the heat to a medium-low, and let the ginger sit in the water for about 5 minutes.
After 5 minutes strain the drink in order to remove the parts of ginger.
To make the ginger ale combine 1 part of the ginger water with 3 parts of sparkling water and to give it a more refreshing taste, just add some ice, raw honey or lime juice to your drink.