Ginger is a plant with numerous health benefits which is why it has been used in folk medicine for centuries. It has a relaxing effect on sore muscles and aching back, and can help people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis or chronic pain, which was proven by several studies.
Ginger can also relieve coughs, improve the blood circulation and according to latest studies, it can even treat cancer! Folk medicine uses ginger as a natural remedy against high blood sugar and cholesterol levels, stomach pain and arthritis.
Here?s a strong ginger recipe which can help you relieve different ailments:
200 gr. of peeled and chopped ginger
450 ml. of filtered water
115 ml. of sparkling water
225 gr. of sugar
A couple of drops of lime juice
A couple of lemon slices
Boil the water first, then add the ginger and simmer the mixture on low heat for another 5 minutes. Take the pot off heat in the end and leave the mixture to cool down.
Now, mix half a cup of the ginger tea with 1/3 of a cup of syrup and half a cup of sparkling water, and add honey or lime juice to taste. Mix the tea well, and add the lemon slices as a garnish. Enjoy!