Ginger is one of the healthiest spices in the world. The benefits of ginger tea are well documented and include treatment and cures for some common conditions:
- May relieve nausea
- Reduces inflammation
- Fights respiratory problems
- Improves blood circulation
- Strengthens immunity
- May slow down the growth of cancer cells
- May help lower bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol
- Helps to detoxify the liverr
Researchers say the active volatile oils and pungent phenol compounds, such as gingerols and shogaols, are what give ginger its power, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Tea made from ginger has high levels of vitamin C and amino acids, as well as various trace elements such as calcium, zinc, sodium, phosphorus, and many others.
GINGER TEA RECIPE
- ¼ teaspoon of ground ginger
- ¼ teaspoon of ground turmeric
- Coconut milk
- 1 cup of water
- Honey (optional)
Directions: Boil 1 cup water, add turmeric and ginger and let it simmer for 7-10 minutes. Then, add coconut milk and strain the tea. Add honey (optional).
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