Believe it or not, a cup of this tasty beverage can help you treat a long list of health problems! This drink is ginger tea which is known to possess powerful anti-parasitic, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial characteristics and ginger is listed among the most potent foods of the 21st century! Amazing, right?
Often referred to as the “healthiest spice” in the world, it appears that there is nothing that ginger cannot do when it comes to improving your well-being! It is not just frequently used to spice up drinks and foods, but it is often incorporated as an ingredient in a long list of DIY natural remedies that people swear by.
Even though it has recently gained a lot of popularity, it has long been a part of Ayurvedic medicine (for more than 2,000 years) and it has helped numerous people to better their overall health and well-being by resolving their health issues. According to scientific research, its pungent phenol compounds and active volatile oils are the major “culprits” for its healing abilities.
If you still have doubts whether to introduce it to your diet, make sure you continue reading this article to learn beneficial information about this potent spice!
The Health Benefits of Ginger Tea
- Betters the absorption of nutrients
- Reduces stomach ache
- Alleviates IBS
- Reduces gas
- Minimizes heartburn
- Suppresses the appetite and prevents overeating
- Assists your weight loss efforts
- Fights off cancer
- Balances the glucose levels
- Improves the blood flow
- Averts Alzheimer’s
- Breaks down kidney stones
- Purifies the liver of accumulated toxins
- Alleviates physical pain
- Beneficial against cardiovascular problems
How to Make Ginger Tea
You will need:
A cup of water
2-inch piece of ginger, grated
Half a tsp of turmeric, ground
A tsp of raw honey (optional)
A spoon of coconut milk
A squeeze of lemon
Preparation: Boil the water and ginger and then remove the pot from the heat and cover it. Leave it for 5 minutes and then add the turmeric and leave it for 5 more minutes. Then, strain the content into a cup and add the coconut milk, lemon, and honey. Stir and enjoy!
Use: Opt for 2 to 3 cups per day for optimal results.