Ginger has been used by holistic medicine to treat many health problems, such as stomach diseases and arthritis. You can make ginger beer at home with some fresh or dried ginger, a little sugar and lemon juice.
Can ginger reduce pain and inflammation?
Ginger is well known for its many health benefits and it has been proven that it possesses a soothing effect when used for treating back pain and muscle pain. Many clinical trials and studies have proved that ginger can help people who suffer from degenerative or rheumatoid arthritis and chronic pain.
- 200 grams peeled and finely chopped ginger
- 450 ml filtrated water
- 225 grams sugar
- 115 ml sparkling water
- Several drops of lime juice
- Lemon slices
Pour the filtered water in a pot and bring it to boil. Add the ginger in the boiling water. Reduce the heat and cook for another 5 minutes. Remove the pot from the stove and leave it for 20 minutes. Strain the liquid from the ginger. Now you need to prepare the syrup in a separate bowl: dissolve the sugar with 1 cup of the boiled water. Mix half a cup of the ginger juice with 1/3 of a cup of the syrup and half a cup of the sparkling water. Add some organic honey and lime juice. Garnish the glass with lemon slices.
Ginger beer health benefits
Ginger is very effective for treating an upset stomach. It can also improve the digestion process. It has been found to be able to reduce cholesterol and high blood sugar levels. Ginger beer can reduce symptoms of colds and flu, and is effective in improving blood circulation and preventing cancer.