Ginger is the main ingredient in this recipe which will significantly reduce pain, migraines and inflammation. Ginger represents Indian herb with wide range of health benefits.
Salicylate, curcumin, caffeic acid, capsaicin, beta-carotene and gingerols are the antioxidant compounds consisted in ginger.
Ginger is also rich invitamin B6, iron, calcium, potassium, fiber and carbohydrates when it comes to the vitamins and nutrients.
Ginger is extremely effective in the fight against these health issues:
• Cold and Flu Prevention
The consumption of ginger tea will help you fight flu, cold and strengthen your immunity. It would be perfect to consume 2-3 cups of ginger tea on a daily basis. However, we recommend you to take the first cup of this tea in the morning on an empty stomach in order to get best results.
• Pain Reduction
According to the research that was conducted by the University of Georgia, ginger tea is ideal for reducing pain during menstrual cycle and also reduces muscle pain caused by exercises by 25%.
The strong analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties stops and inhibits the creation of inflammatory compounds. According to the Cancer Prevention Research, ginger effectively reduces inflammation that causes osteoarthritis.
You should definitely drink Ginger Ale if you suffer from vomiting or nausea issues. This beverage is especially recommended for people undergoing a cancer treatment and for pregnant women who experience morning sickness.
• Digestive issues
The presence of phenolic compound in ginger eases the movement of the fluids and food through the GI tract, increases the production of saliva and bile, reduces bloating and relieves any irritation or digestive issue.
Ginger Ale Recipe
• Lime wedge for garnish
• 2 juiced limes
• Some sparkling water
• 4 cups of water
• Raw organic honey
• 2 cups of chopped and peeled garlic
Bring the water to a boiling point, add the ginger and then lower the heat to medium low. Let it boil for 5 min.
Strain the mixture, keep the ginger infused water and then combine it with 3 parts of sparkling water. Add the lime juice and raw honey in order to get sweet taste and you can also add some ice cubes.
Article source: dietoflife.com