Ginger tea is another suggestion which is perfect for starting your day and even coffee lovers will agree with this. Moreover, it has numerous health benefits.
Health benefits of ginger tea:
1. Strengthens the Immune System
There are antifungal, antiviral, and antibacterial properties in gingerols and gingerdiol which are known as the active compounds of ginger.
Ginger is very effective in treating cold and flu due to the fact that is stimulates the body ability to prevent infections.
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 consumption of ginger on a regular basis can prevent inflammation, apoptosis, and oxidative stress, and enhance the cognitive abilities as well as the memory. It relaxes the overactive mind and clears mental fog and it is significantly effective for women in their middle age.
4. Promotes Circulation
Ginger can regulate high cholesterol and high blood pressure, thus promoting a proper blood flow. Also, it is very beneficial in clearing the deposits which restrict the blood flow, the sticky combination of fatty substances and calcium deposited in the lining of the artery wall. So, ginger can prevent strokes and heart attacks.
5. Enhances Digestion
Compounds in ginger, known as gingerols and shogaol can improve the absorption of nutrients and treat digestion. The consumption of ginger will prevent nausea, gastric lesions, diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, and cramps.
6. Cancer-fighting properties
Ginger can prevent the promotion, survival, proliferation and metastasis of cancer cells and is extremely effective in the fight against cancer due to its strong anti-inflammatory properties. Many studies proved that ginger provide amazing effects in preventing bladder, lung, pancreas, liver, breast, colorectal, lymphoma, and prostate 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
You need to boil the water in the saucepan. Add the ginger but make sure to lower the heat, and let it stand for 10-15 minutes. Your tea is ready! For a better taste you can add honey and enjoy your tea!