The best way to enjoy your ginger tea or water is by using fresh ginger because it has a lot of health benefits 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

  1. It has anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties

2. It cures cold/flu

3. It helps in easy digestion

4. It reduces blood sugar level (Diabetes)

5. It cures asthma

6. 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 ginger water/tea has a few side effects, it worth a try because it encourages the drinking of more water which keeps you hydrated.

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