Ginger was traditionally used in the holistic medicine for many years, as it’s high in some very useful components that help in the treatments of multiple health conditions and ailments, such as arthritis and stomach disorders.
Today, we are going to present you one recipe of a special ginger drink that soothes pain, regulates the bad cholesterol and high blood sugar and treats arthritis. It’s known as ginger beer, and you could prepare it at your home, using some lemon juice, a bit of sugar, and fresh or dried ginger.
There have been many studies to confirm the potent capacity of ginger for alleviating back and muscle pain, as well as chronic pain, and rheumatoid or degenerative arthritis.
Here is how you can prepare it:
- 200 grams of peeled and finely chopped ginger
- Several drops of lime juice
- Lemon slices
- 450 ml of filtrated water
- 225 grams of sugar
- 115 ml of sparkling water
The method of preparation:
Pour the filtered water into some pot and bring it to boil. When it starts boiling, add the ginger, lower the heat, and cook it for about 5 minutes. Then, leave it aside for another 20 minutes, and strain it.
In another bowl, dissolve the sugar with one cup of the filtrated and boiled water so as to prepare the syrup. Mix 1/3 a cup of it with half a cup of ginger juice and half a cup of mineral water. In the end, add the lime juice and organic honey to taste. You can garnish with lemon slices.
Health benefits of the ginger beer:
- it helps digestion
- it soothes pain and inflammation
- it fights flu and common colds
- it calms stomach upsets
- it prevents cancer
- it regulates cholesterol and blood sugar levels
- It boosts blood circulation
- it prevents cardiovascular issues