Green tea instead of coffee is the usual choice for many people nowadays and that’s excellent. However, there are many other teas that you may try instead. Here, we’re proposing you ginger tea!
Why you should start drinking ginger tea and how to prepare it?
Ginger tea is abundant in health benefits. Here are some of them:
Strengthens the immune system
Ginger is composed of two active substances known as gingerol and shogaol. They have strong antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial properties.
Ginger also possesses numerous anti-inflammatory substances and compounds that are able to protect us from various health problems and relieve pain in muscles and joints caused by inflammation.
Improving the performance of the brain
Using ginger on a regular basis will help you improve cognitive performance and memory, because this spice keeps us safe from inflammation, oxidative stress and apoptosis. Middle-aged women can have enormous benefits from ginger tea.
Improves blood circulation
This great root supports proper blood circulation and combats symptoms of cardiovascular disease, including hypertension and high cholesterol levels. Ginger also takes arterial plaque. It keeps us safe from heart attacks.
The consumption of ginger can stimulate digestion and improve absorption of nutrients, prevent nausea, constipation, damage to the gastrointestinal tract, vomiting, diarrhea, cramps and other similar health issues.
Protects against cancer
According to several studies, ginger can prevent progress, survival and metastasis of cancer cells. It is particularly effective for the protection of pancreatic cancer, prostate, bladder, skin, lung and liver.
Recipe for ginger tea
- One cup of water
- Four to six slices of raw ginger
- A small saucepan (ceramics)
- Organic honey
Put the water in the ceramic pan and wait until it starts to boil. Then, add the ginger slices and reduce the temperature.
Boil the whole contents for about 15 minutes. Pour the tea into a cup. Put some honey in the end and enjoy the rich flavor!