Medicinal and Healing Properties of Ginger Tea

You can make your own ginger tea by steeping grated ginger in boiled water. It can be paired with Peppermint Leaves, with Tea Leaves, green or black, in addition to Tulsi leaves for added flavor and benefits. Use of natural sweetener like honey will enhance both, the taste and medicinal value of the tea.

In addition to being an essential ingredient in Ayurvedic medicines, Ginger is used as quick home remedies for treating multiple symptoms. They are as follows:

Treats Cold and Flu: Ginger fights illnesses and infection like cold and flu for all ages. It can be used in the form of tea for keeping the body warm. The tea acts as a diaphoretic and induces sweating, that removes toxins from the body and makes you recuperate health.

For breathing problems: Ginger is a traditionally used medicine to treat respiratory disorders like asthma and congestion.

Treats Diarrhea: Ginger prevents stomach spasms and gas that contribute to and stimulate it. This is an ancient treatment.

For Muscles: Due to it’s anti inflammatory properties, Ginger reduces muscle pain and soreness caused due to exercising.  

For Bones: Ginger is known to boost bone health and relieve joint pain associated with arthritis. Gingerol has been directly associated with improvements in osteoarthritis, knee inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis,

Blood Sugar: Ginger helps regulate the blood sugar levels in people suffering from type 2 diabetes. Glycemicand lipid abnormalities lead to long-term complications in diabetics. Ginger helps improve insulin resistance and control diabetes.

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Why Drink Ginger Tea Everyday

Ginger is a perennial herb native to China and India known as Zingiber officinale. Interestingly, ginger is a stem that grows underground, although confused for a root. Indians have used ginger in their culinary preparations for generations. It is filled with medicinal properties and health benefits. The magic ingredient has analgesic, sedative, antipyretic and antibacterial properties.

Having a glass of Ginger Tea everyday can bring tremendous health benefits you might have not heard of. Here are 11 reasons why the medicinal root has been popular for generations!

Helps Digestion: Ginger tea facilitates digestive processes.  It regulates high sugar levels post meals, soothes the stomach and maintains its regular rhythm. It contains a number of compounds that improve the absorption of nutrients and minerals from the food we eat. This is why ginger tea is frequently used as an appetizer or in soups. It prepares the digestive system for an influx of food.

Relieves Excess Gas: Ginger is a strong carminative, meaning that it induces excess gas elimination. Too much of gas built up in your stomach can put pressure on delicate organs in the body. Chewing on a small piece of ginger can help force the gas out in a healthy way. Ginger Tea, in addition also helps with relief.

Stomach Ulcers: Consuming ginger tea regularly improves gut health. It prevents the occurrence of ulcers, which are generally characterized by bleeding and acute gastric irritability.

Liver Protection: Ginger prevents hepato toxicity.It also protects against the liver-damaging cadmium poisoning due to its ingestion. The oil in ginger tea exerts a protective effect against the fatty liver disease.

Controls Obesity : It boosts metabolism and increases exercise enduring capacity.

Improves Memory: Ginger is known to delay the onset of neurodegenerative diseases. Therefore this magic ingredient in your Tea mitigates the risk of brain damage and keeps your memory intact.

Relieves Menstrual Cramps: Say goodbye to cranky days! Prepare the ginger tea and experience its magic and pain relief.

Boosts Heart Health: Ginger protects the cardiovascular health by lowering the LDL cholesterol levels and increasing the HDL cholesterol levels.  

Detox: Remember sweating after drinking ginger tea? Well, that cleans out the pores and allows your body to eliminate toxins. It has been positively connected to decreased bacterial and viral infections too. Detox away!

Fights Infection: Ginger is known to inhibit bacterial, viral, and fungal infection, owing to the presence of gingerol in it. Ginger tea consumption thus helps maintain oral health by killing the pathogens in the mouth, in addition to antibacterial properties that help wards off pathogenic bacteria of urinary tract infection (UTI), bronchitis, and pneumonia.

Skin Care: By adding ginger tea to your diet, you can easily bid goodbye to many chronic skin conditions like dermatitis, acne, and psoriasis.

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Nutritional Value Of Lemongrass

Lemongrass is packed with goodness of nutrients. In its purest and natural form, it is a rich source of minerals and vitamins:

Minerals: Minerals are essential for building strong bones and teeth, blood, skin, hair, nerve function, muscle and for metabolic processes that turn the food into energy. Lemongrass is a rich source of:

i) Calcium
ii) Magnesium
iii) Potassium
iv) Manganese
v) Phosphorous
vi) Iron

Vitamins: They help in healing wounds, bolster immune system, convert food into energy and repair cellular damage. Lemongrass is a source of:

i) Vitamin A
ii) Vitamin C
iii) Vitamin B6

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5 Lemongrass Tea Recipes for You

The soothing Lemongrass Tea is said to have numerous benefits. Combining with other ingredients, the Tea can be consumed in various forms and flavors.

Lemongrass tea recipe: with Dried Lemongrass

  • You can either sun dry the lemongrass for storage or dry them in the oven. They are done when they crumble at your touch.
  • Dried lemongrass can also be procured from the market if and when fresh ones are not available.
  • Recipe: To prepare the tea, keep 1-2 leaves in a tea cup, infuser or tea pot. Pour boiled water over it, and let it steep for 2-4 minutes..
    Add a choice of sweetener, if required.
    Strain and serve

Lemongrass Tea Recipe : with fresh Lemongrass

  • Recipe 1: Take the required quantity of the lemongrass blades and tie tight knots through its length.
    This method is advised, as opposed to chopping, as it enables the natural lemongrass oils to ooze out. Place this in a tea cup, tea pot or vessel. Add crushed ginger. Pour boiled water over it. Steep for 2 minutes, stain and serve.
    This can also be used in Thai soup preparation.
  • Recipe 2: Add chopped lemongrass, crushed mint leaves, tulsi leaves and jaggery to boiling water. Boil for 2 minutes, strain and serve.

Lemongrass Tea Recipe : With Lemongrass powder

  • Recipe 1: widely available in markets, this Lemongrass powder can simply be boiled in water as per portion sizes and served.
  • Recipe 2: combine lemongrass powder with Tea powder in boiling water. Boil for 2 minutes. Add sugar, strain and serve.
  • Recipe 3: Boil water, add ½ tsp lemongrass powder, half inch freshly crushed ginger, 1 clove. Boil for 1 minute, strain and serve

Lemongrass extracts/concentrates:

  • This is available in concentrated form or oils in pharmaceuticals and supermarkets. A couple of drops can be added to prepare hot teas, soups and Asian culinary preparations.

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