How To Make Ginger Water, Health Benefits
The best way to enjoy your ginger tea or water is by using fresh ginger because it has a lot of health benefit than artificial ginger flavour. Ginger water can be made at home and it’s a convenient way of consuming ginger for those who can’t chew the raw ginger.
Benefit Of Ginger Water/Tea;
It has anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
It cures cold/flu
It helps in easy digestion
It reduces blood sugar level (Diabetes)
It cures asthma
It helps in weight loss
Below are steps in making ginger water/ tea;
Wash 1.5 teaspoon of ginger root and grate it
Boil 4 cups of water for 10 minutes
Pour your grated ginger root into the water and boil for 15 minutes
Turn off the gas or stove
Strain the ginger pieces and discard it
Add lemon juice to the liquid
It can be served hot or cold.
Dosage: Doctor recommends consuming 3-4 grams of ginger water/tea per day
Pregnant women 1 gram
Caution: Avoid taking a large quantity of ginger water/tea because it can cause heartburns, stomach ache and abdominal pains.
Pregnant women and diabetes patient should consult their doctors first before taking ginger water/tea
Since drinking of ginger water/tea has a few side effect, it worth a try because it encourages the drinking of more water which keeps you hydrated.