Ginger is a rhizome in the Zingiberaceae family, and it’s related to turmeric, cardamom, and galangal.
A rhizome is found underground — but it’s actually a stem, not a root!
Ginger has been used for centuries to relieve aches, pains, and ailments of all kinds. It can be used as a spice in all kinds of cooking, as well as brewed to make tea.
Ginger is rich in Vitamin C, magnesium and other minerals which make it extremely beneficial for your overall health. It is well known by its long history of use for improving digestion and immunity, relieving pain and fighting cardiovascular diseases, asthma and many other health issues.
A cup of hot ginger tea beats cold in winter more efficiently than any other beverage. Ginger tea offers a great number of health benefits, among which are the following:
- Ginger can fight infections and enhance the immune system since it is rich in antioxidants
- it is efficient remedy against virus that causes influenza, colds and cold sores
- due to its warming properties, ginger can improve circulation, as well as oxygen, vitamins and minerals delivery
- ginger can relieve pains, treat sore muscles, cold, flu and headache
- ginger tea has ability to reduce the risk of stroke
Ginger Tea Recipe
- 1 tsp. organic raw honey
- ¼ tsp. of ground organic ginger
- ¼tsp. of ground organic turmeric
- 1 cup organic coconut milk
- 1 cup of filtered water
- Boil the water
- Add turmeric and ginger and let it simmer for 7-10 minutes
- Add coconut milk and then strain the tea in a cup