Thursday 26 March 2015

Ginger Tea


Ginger, as we all know can be used for a lot of things like cooking and so on, but today, we are focused on the healthy benefits of ginger tea.
Ginger tea is made by peeling the ginger roots, and slicing them thinly.
Next, you boil water in a pot or pan, add the ginger slices once the water is boiling, cover it, and allow simmer for about 15-20 minutes on low heat.
Lastly, strain the tea, add honey and/or lemon, if you want.
The health benefits gotten from drinking this tea include:
  • Strengthens the body's immunity against diseases- Ginger tea can help strengthen your immunity due to the high levels of antioxidants in ginger, many people drink ginger tea to help prevent cancer.
  • Reduces inflammation- Ginger contains anti-inflammatory properties that make it an ideal home remedy for muscle and joint problems. In addition to drinking ginger tea, you can also use it to soak inflamed joints.
  • Encourages normal blood circulation- The vitamins, minerals and amino acids in ginger tea can help restore and improve blood circulation that may help decrease the chance of cardiovascular problems. Ginger may prevent fat from depositing in the arteries helping to prevent heart attacks and stroke.
  • Fights common respiratory problems- Ginger tea can help relieve congestion associated with the common cold. Try a cup of ginger tea for the respiratory symptoms associated with environmental allergies.
  • Reduces menstrual cramps- Women who experience heavy menstrual cramps can find relief with ginger tea. If you have cramping during your menstrual cycle, try soaking a towel in warm ginger tea and apply the towel to your lower abdomen. The effects of the ginger may help relieve the pain and relax the muscles. At the same time, drink a cup of ginger tea with honey.
  • Increases fertility- Some people believe that ginger tea is an aphrodisiac that works to boost a man's fertility. Some studies show that regular intake of ginger may increase a man's sperm count and help with erectile dysfunction.
  • Helps to detoxify the liver.
With ginger's high levels of Vitamin C, magnesium and other minerals, ginger tea is extremely beneficial for health.


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