Ginger And Ginger Tea

Ginger And Ginger Tea
Ginger And Ginger Tea

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The benefits and harms of ginger and ginger tea.

Ginger and ginger tea
Ginger and ginger tea

Ginger is one of the most beneficial medicinal plants. Its homeland is the countries of South Asia, and the name in Sanskrit is "horned root". This plant serves not only as an irreplaceable medicine, but is also widely used in cooking. For example, in Japan it is pickled and served with sushi. In addition, due to its piquant taste and aroma, ginger can be added to meat, fish and vegetable dishes, not to mention sauces.

However, we are most interested in the medicinal properties of this plant. It contains essential amino acids and vitamins C, B1, B2. From trace elements - salts of magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, sodium, potassium and zinc. Ginger rhizome contains 1.5-3% essential oil.

So, ginger will help you:

1) One of the undeniably beneficial properties is that ginger lowers blood pressure and blood cholesterol levels.

2) If you have arthritis, ginger can also help relieve pain.

3) It is an excellent diaphoretic and increases immunity, which is important for colds.

4) Promotes the production of gastric juice, improves digestion. As a tincture, ginger is good for the stomach and helps increase appetite.

5) Compresses will help get rid of headaches, rheumatism, back pain.

6) Also, ginger is able to increase potency.

7) It will help eliminate the feeling of nausea and toxicosis during pregnancy.

8) Ginger remarkably restores strength after physical exertion and after illness.

Ginger is contraindicated for you:

1) Naturally, if you are allergic to this plant.

2) If your pregnancy is already quite long or you are a nursing mom, refrain from ginger.

3) Contraindications are the presence of ulcers, intestinal diseases, colitis.

4) Diseases of the oven (acute and chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis).

5) Do not take ginger at a temperature.

6) In case of coronary heart disease, heart attack and stroke, ginger is contraindicated.

7) Stones in the biliary tract.

It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming ginger!

Calorie content of ginger: 80 kcal. Proteins - 1, 8 g; fats - 0.8 g; carbohydrates - 15, 8 g.

Ginger tea

Per liter of water:

Ginger root - 40 g;

Honey - 2 tbsp. spoons (further to taste);

Cloves - 3 pcs (to taste);

Lemon juice - 56 g.

Wash and peel the ginger root, then cut off the required amount. Pour chopped ginger and cloves with water and boil for 15 minutes. Then infuse to room temperature and add lemon with honey.

The calorie content of 1 liter of ginger tea is 710 kcal, 200 ml - 47 kcal.

This tea is not only healthy, but also delicious. Make it a habit to drink it in the morning instead of coffee and in a week you will notice an improvement in your health!

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