Holistic medicine traditionally uses ginger to treat many health problems such as diseases of the stomach and arthritis. Ginger beer can be made at home from fresh or dried ginger, a little sugar and lemon juice.
Can ginger reduce pain and inflammation?
Ginger has many health benefits and it has been proven that it possesses a soothing effect when it comes to dealing with back pain and muscle pain. Many clinical trials and studies have proven that ginger can help people who suffer from degenerative or rheumatoid arthritis and chronic pain.
– 200 grams of peeled and finely chopped ginger
– 450 ml of filtrated water
– 225 grams of sugar
– 115 ml of sparkling water
– Several drops of lime juice
– Lemon slices
Method of preparation:
Place the filtered water in pot and place the pot on fire in order for the water to boil. Once the water starts boiling add the ginger. Reduce the heat and cook for another 5 minutes. Then leave the mixture to stand still for 20 minutes. Strain the liquid from the ginger. Prepare the syrup in a separate bowl: dissolve the sugar with 1 cup of the filtrated and boiled water. Mix half a cup of ginger juice with 1/3 of a cup of syrup and half a cup of mineral water. Add a little organic honey and lime juice. Garnish the glass with lemon slices.
Ginger beer health benefits
Ginger is very useful for overcoming stomach upsets. It can also improve the digestion process. Certainly it has the power to reduce cholesterol and high blood sugar. Ginger beer can reduce symptoms of colds and flu, and is useful for improving blood circulation and preventing cancer.