For centuries, ginger has been used against a variety of infections including colds and the flu.
The drink has powerful anti-inflammatory properties which make it an ideal remedy against inflammatory diseases such as arthritis and gout.
Ginger has the ability to boost your circulation mainly due to the presence of iron and zinc. Both minerals can improve your blood flow and prevent a variety of problems related to poor circulation. Furthermore, the drink will prevent the accumulation in your arteries and prevent cardiovascular diseases such as the often-fatal atherosclerosis.
Improves your digestion and nutrient absorption
Drinking ginger water regularly will boost your digestion and nutrient absorption by stimulating the release of bile in your stomach. If you don’t have appetite, we suggest chewing on a piece of ginger before your meals to get the digestive juices going.
Treat the flu and colds
Ginger has been used as a natural remedy for flu and colds during the winter for quite a long time. Drink ginger water regularly during the water to support your immune system and help fight these infections.
Treats digestive problems
By boosting your digestion, ginger water will also eliminate unpleasant digestive problems such as indigestion, bloating, acid reflux and constipation.
Supports your immune system
As we already said, ginger water will support your immune system and help your body in the fight against various infections. It can fight colds and the flu as we mentioned, but can also help in cases of more serious diseases and conditions.
Relieves joint pain
Thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties, drinking ginger water regularly will prevent pain in your joints.
Here’s how to prepare this incredible drink:
- 1.5 l. of water
- A few thin ginger slices
- A bit of lemon juice
Pour the water in a saucepan and bring it to a boil. In the meantime, wash and peel the ginger, then cut it on slices. Add the slices in the boiling water and simmer on medium heat until they’re soft, then let the tea cool down, strain it, add some lemon juice and enjoy. Drink the mixture regularly and you will surely improve your overall health.