Even coffee lovers must agree that starting the day with a cup of hot tea is irreplaceable! Most of people usually choose green tea, which is remarkable option, but we would suggest another beneficial drink- ginger tea.
It has numerous health benefits, including:
1. Strengthens the Immune System
The active compounds of ginger, called gingerols and gingerdiol, possess strong antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties. Moreover, ginger also stimulates the ability of the body to prevent infections completely naturally, so it is a fantastic treatment in the case of flu and cold.
Also, ginger has compound which have anti-inflammatory properties which can soothe the muscle and joint pain caused by inflammation and can prevent various health issues.
Diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, autoimmune diseases, Alzheimer’s disease and pulmonary diseases are linked to chronic inflammation.
3. Boosts Brain Power
The daily use of ginger will enhance the cognitive abilities as well as the memory, as it prevents inflammation, apoptosis and oxidative stress. It is very useful in the case of middle-aged women. It is also useful as it clears mental fog and relaxes the overactive mind.
4. Promotes Circulation
Ginger promotes a proper blood flow, as it fights the markers of cardiovascular disease, like high cholesterol or high blood pressure. Also ginger successfully clears the arterial plaque away, which is a sticky combination of calcium and fatty substances which is deposited in the lining of the artery wall. These deposits restrict the blood flow. Therefore, ginger successfully prevents heart attacks and strokes.
5. Improves digestion
The shogaol and gingerol content of the plant stimulate digestion and improve nutrient absorption, effectively relieving numerous digestive problems.
6. Anti-cancer properties
Ginger is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent which can fight cancer and prevent the formation, proliferation and metastasis of cancerous cells. According to numerous studies, ginger can prevent pancreatic, colorectal, prostate, bladder, liver, lung and breast cancer.
So, in order to improve your overall health, and to prevent numerous diseases, we recommend you to start consuming this tea on a regular basis. It is really simple and easy to make.
– 4-6 thin slices of raw ginger
– 1 cup of water
– A small ceramic saucepan
– 1 cup of water
Pour the water into the saucepan and bring it to boil. Then, add the ginger but lower the heat, and simmer them for ten to fifteen minutes. Afterwards, remove the saucepan from the heat and pour the tea into your cup. Add honey to taste.