Ginger is used as a spice and also as a herbal medicine in asia for thousand of years. Ginger tea, also called ginger water, is easily prepared by just boiling the root in water and straining it. The ginger has a lot health benefits. The ginger tea is a very potent treatment for weight loss, but is beneficial for number of health issues also.
To prepare the tea put 1and half liter of water in a pan and add tinny sliced ginger root. Put it on low heat and let it simmer for fifteen minutes. Strain it afterwards. Recommended dosage is one liter of tea per day.
Health benefits of ginger water:
- It is an antioxidant
- It normalizes the level of cholesterol
- Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties
- Ginger protects against and prevents cancer
Ginger water decreases inflammation, joint swelling, and pain from rheumatic pain and osteoarthritis. So far it has been proven by numerous studies that it has potent anti-inflammatory properties.
As antioxidant, ginger protects the body from free radicals. It has been confirmed by numerous research studies that both fresh and dried ginger has potent antioxidant properties.
Protects against cancer
Ginger is effective in inhibiting the growth of cancer cells, and prevention against cancer. Its antioxidant properties help to decrease the spread of and kill substances that can cause cancer. Its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, as proven by science, slow down the development of certain cancers.
Excellent for weight loss
Ginger will help you to keep your weight under control. The Ayurveda practices, as well as many studies done by scientists have confirmed its effectiveness. A study done on rats proved that overweight in rats that took gingerol (a ginger compound) was solved after thirty days of treatment with ginger supplement.
Before your meal, you should chew a tiny piece of ginger to stimulate the digestion, regulate the metabolism, to decrease the production of cortisone, and to increase the energy.
Use ginger as a spice or in any other way on a regular basis. You will start to see results after few weeks of consuming ginger.