Summer is the best time to cool down and refresh your body with summer refreshments. Among those healthy all-natural drinks that you can find in your local store or at a coffee shop, there is one drink that you can easily make at home. That is ginger water.
Ginger Water is a convenient way of consuming ginger during the hot summer days, which from one side its cold and fresh drink, and from another side, it has health benefits for your body. People have consumed ginger for thousands of years, as both a flavoring in foods and a natural remedy, to treat a variety of conditions, such as pain and nausea.
To make a ginger drink, add grated or sliced raw ginger to boiling water and let it steep for at least 10 minutes before straining. You can adjust the ratio depending on how strong you want the flavor to be. If you want a cold drink in summer, put it in your fridge, and after 3h hours you will have a nice healthy ginger drink to cool down during your hot summer days.
If you are curious about the health benefits that drinking ginger water can have - keep reading.
It helps reduce nausea.
If you're feeling nauseous, reaching for ginger water could be a smart move. It has been proven helpful approach to battle morning sickness and chemotherapy-induced nausea. The studies, although not always clinically watertight, all indicated that ginger provided a reduction in nausea and vomiting.
It helps relieve pain.
Ginger water may help decrease some types of pain. In a study that involved 60 adults with migraine pain, researchers found using ginger as an add-on therapy was better than taking painkillers alone.
Can also help with balance blood sugar
While drinking sugary ginger beer certainly won't help you here, ginger does have some ties to improving blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Have you ever tried Ginger Water or Tea? What are your thoughts about it? Did it help you in any way, improve your health?
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Also, don’t forget to try out our Domaselo Refreshments this summer!