These days there are many people who consume green tea in the morning, instead of coffee. But, there are many other beneficial teas you may try instead. Have you ever thought about ginger tea?
How to prepare ginger tea and why you should consume it?
Definitely you should add ginger tea in your diet, because it has many health benefits, such as:
- Strengthens the immune system
Ginger has two substances known as shogal and gingerol with strong antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties.
- Anti-inflammatory effects
It contains anti-inflammatory substances which protects our health condition. Also, they have ability to relieve the pain in joints and muscles.
- Improves the brain function
Memory and cognitive performance can be improved with a regular consumption of ginger. Ginger tea is recommended for middle-age people. It keeps us protected against inflammation, apoptosis and oxidative stress.
- Improves blood circulation
Ginger prevent us from cardiovascular diseases. Also, it is good for regulating the cholesterol levels and hypertension. Ginger has ability to improve the circulation of the blood, and thereby contributes to reduce the risk of heart attacks.
- Improves digestion
Regular consumption of ginger improves the absorption of nutrients and stimulates digestion. It is recommended to consume ginger tea because it prevents constipation, nausea, vomiting, cramps, diarrhea and many other similar health problems.
- Protects against cancer
Many studies shows that ginger can prevent the progress, survival and metastasis of cancer cells. It protects different kind of cancer, such as prostate, skin, liver, bladder and pancreatic.
In addition we are going to show you how to prepare ginger tea.
- Four to six slices of raw ginger
- Organic honey
- Cup of water
- Small saucepan
Pour the water into the ceramic pan and wait to start boiling. Then, add the ginger slices and reduce the cooking temperature. You need to continue to boil for another 15 minutes and then pour the tea into a cup. When you are done, wait to cool a little bit and add honey.