Ginger has been commonly used since ancient times, mostly due to its potent medicinal properties.
This healthy root is high in vitamins C, E, and A, and minerals, such as potassium, magnesium, copper, and manganese. The high potassium content supports heart health and reduces hypertension, while the antioxidants in it prevent and treat heartburn.
It also blocks the prostaglandins, treats inflammation, regulates the hormonal imbalances, treats muscle spasms and alleviates headaches and migraines. Furthermore, it calms the stomach and soothes nausea.
Its active ingredient, gingerol, treats inflammation and fights muscle and joint pain. Also, it effectively helps in the treatment of the arthritis symptoms.
The following recipe will take you a minute to prepare, and it will provide all these health benefits:
- 2-inch ginger chunk
- Half lemon
- 3 cups water
Grate the ginger with a zester, add the lemon juice and water, mix, and then add the honey. Mix well, and drink it all day long.
This remedy will treat numerous ailments, and it will dramatically boost the overall health.