Ginger Remedy

Posted by on October 11, 2009 | No Comments

Ginger has many health benefits and is commonly used as a cold remedy. It also boosts the immune system, soothe sore throats, improve digestion and help relieve nausea.

Chinese has long practiced the use of ginger for post natal food for all new mothers after every child birth to get rid of wind and air from their stomach. It is a must for them to have confinement food cooked with ginger for at least 1 month as they believed in the properties of ginger to expel wind and promoting blood circulation.

These are the known health benefits of ginger:

  • Improves circulation of blood flow, cleanse the bowels and kidneys
  • Relieves bout of flu
  • Eases stomach cramps, improves digestion and relieves nausea
  • Reduces menstrual cramping and alleviate menstrual discomfort
  • Regulate blood sugar
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Relieve a bloated stomach and get rid of wind

One easy way to reap the health benefits of ginger is drinking ginger tea. A piping hot ginger tea is a healthy drink that will aid digestion, boost your immune system and refresh your soul. Here’s how you can make a cup of ginger tea.

  • 6 thin slices raw ginger or 2 teaspoon of freshly squeezed ginger juice
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 teaspoon honey or lemon juice or milk (depending on what you like)

Stir the ginger and honey (or lemon juice or milk) into 1 cup of hot water.

Drink up and enjoy the health benefits of ginger tea today.

Note: It is best not to drink on dates as you will expel a lot of gas from your stomach afterwards.


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