Nutrients in Ginger
Ginger is rich in essential oils that give it its unique taste and smell. The most important ones are gingerols, shogaols, and zingerone. It is because of these oils that ginger is capable of fighting parasites, funguses, viruses, and bacteria. The roots of the vegetable contain so many nutrients that help in improving the digestive system, the immune system, heart’s health, and in treating asthma, and in relieving pain.
Why you should Take Ginger Tea?
There are many health benefits of taking ginger tea.
Regular consumption of ginger tea will help fight headache, cold, sore muscles and flu. It has special ingredients that help in reducing pain. This is achieved by stopping prostaglandins from triggering an inflammation in various parts of the body.
Ginger tea also helps boost your immunity. Make sure to take it more often. The vegetable is rich in antioxidants that help in the improved functioning of your body’s defense system against diseases and infections.
Studies show that taking just 1 cup of ginger tea per day can help reduce the likeliness of suffering from a stroke. This is made possible by breaking down all the fats that could block the arteries.
Ginger helps in improving the blood circulation due to its unique warming property. Improved blood flow means nutrients and oxygen reach throughout the body, helping in the proper development of the body.
The protective properties of ginger tea help in fighting viral infections including influenza, cold sores and cold.
Use the following ingredients and directions to make ginger tea.
Water – 1 cup
Ground ginger – 1/4 tsp
Turmeric (ground) – 1/4 tsp
Honey (organic and raw)
Boil the water and add turmeric and ginger. Lower the heat and let it simmer for a few minutes. Add milk and remove the tea in a cup. Add the honey.
Source: Living Traditionally