The holistic medicine has been using ginger for hundreds of years due to its abundance in medical components that can treat various ailments and health conditions, like arthritis and stomach disorders.
In this article you will learn how to prepare a special ginger drink that can soothe pain, regulate bad cholesterol and high blood sugar and treat arthritis. This beverage is also known as ginger beer, and to prepare it you need some lemon juice, a bit of sugar, and fresh or dried ginger.
Many studies have confirmed that ginger has the ability to eliminate back and muscle pain, as well as chronic pain, and degenerative or rheumatoid arthritis.
- 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
Method of preparation:
Start by pouring the filtered water into a pot and bring it to boil. Once it starts boiling, add the ginger and reduce the heat. Cook for 5 minutes and then remove it from heat. Let it sit for 20 minutes, and then strain it.
Take a bowl, dissolve the sugar with a cup of the filtrated and boiled water to prepare the syrup. Mix 1/3 a cup of it with ½ cup of ginger juice and half a cup of mineral water. Finally, add the lime juice and some organic honey to taste.
Here are the health benefits of the ginger beer:
- fights flu and common colds
- regulates cholesterol and blood sugar levels
- boosts blood circulation
- prevents cardiovascular issues
- soothes pain and inflammation
- helps digestion
- calms stomach upsets
- prevents cancer