Ginger has been traditionally used in holistic medicine for centuries as it is rich in useful components that aid in the treatment of many diseases and health conditions such as arthritis and stomach disorders.
Today, we are going to tell you about a special ginger drink recipe that is not only tasty, but also relieves pain, regulates bad cholesterol and high blood sugar and treats arthritis. It is known as ginger beer, and can be prepared at home, from a little lemon juice, some sugar and fresh or dried ginger.
Many studies have confirmed the powerful ability of ginger to relieve back and muscle pain, also chronic pain and degenerative or rheumatoid arthritis.
Here’s how to prepare:
- 200 grams of peeled and finely chopped ginger
- Lemon slices
- Several drops of lime juice
- 225 grams of sugar
- 450 ml of filtrated water
- 115 ml of sparkling water
How to make:
Pour the filtered water into a pot and bring to a boil. Once it starts to boil, add the ginger, reduce the heat and cook for 5 minutes. Then set aside for 20 minutes and strain it.
In another bowl, dissolve the sugar with a cup of filtered, boiled water to prepare the syrup. Mix 1/3 of a cup of it with ½ cup of ginger juice and half cup of mineral water. At the end, add the lemon juice and some organic honey to taste. It can be garnished with lemon slices.
The health benefits of ginger beer:
- Relieves pain and inflammation
- Aid to digestion
- This calms stomach ailments
- Fight the flu and colds
- Regulates cholesterol and blood sugar levels
- Prevents cancer
- Stimulates blood circulation
- Prevents cardiovascular problems