You’ve probably heard all about the incredible health benefits of ginger. The root has been used as a folk remedy for centuries, treating a variety of diseases and conditions ranging from simple colds and the flu to arthritis and digestive problems. There are many remedies you can prepare with this incredible root, and we’re going to show you one of the most powerful ones today.
The ginger beverage we have for you today will regulate your cholesterol and glucose levels and treat inflammatory conditions such as arthritis. It’s actually ginger beer, an alcohol-free drink that you can prepare easily at home. Many studies have shown that ginger beer can reduce the pain in your muscles and bones, and even treat degenerative conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. Here’s how to prepare it:
- A few lemon slices
- 115 ml. mineral water
- 200 gr. of peeled and chopped ginger
- 225 gr. sugar
- 450 ml. filtered water
- A few drops of lime juice
- Ginger juice
Bring the filtered water to a boil, then add the ginger slices and cook for 5 minutes. Leave the mixture to cool down for 15-20 minutes, then strain it. Now, pour a cup of the boiled water over the sugar and mix until it dissolves, then mix a third of the resulting liquid with ½ a cup of ginger juice and ½ a cup of mineral water. Add the lime juice and some honey in the end, and put a few lemon slices for garnish.
Besides tasting great, the ginger beer offers numerous health benefits as well. It will relieve inflammation in your tissues, regulate your cholesterol levels, prevent fluid retention, improve your digestion, treat stomach ulcers, calm down an upset stomach, prevent cardiovascular problems and improve your circulation. Drink the beverage regularly, and you will give your overall health a nice boost!