Ginger is known for its culinary and healing properties and it has been used for centuries in Chinese, Indian and Middle Eastern culture.
Ginger in its content has manganese and potassium, which are essential for the function of heart. Manganese has the ability to prevent diseases and protects the circulatory system and the lining of heart. Ginger is full of silicon which is beneficial for the health of teeth, nails, and skin. Moreover, it contains vitamins A, C, E, phosphorus, iron, zinc, sodium, beta-carotene, calcium, and magnesium.
The Journal of Natural Products published a study which showed that ginger has extracts which can prevent inflammation of joints. Another study found out that the neuropathic pain in rats can be alleviated by ginger.
Ginger in its content also has gingerols which have anti-inflammatory properties. They can help in treating muscle, nerve, and joint pain. The regular consumption of ginger can prevent migraine.
How to make ginger water to treat migraines, heart burn, joint and muscle pain:
- 1-2 inches of fresh ginger root
- 3 cups of water
- 1/2 lemon
- raw honey
Use a zester to grate the ginger on small pieces. Then, add 2-3 cups water, lemon and raw honey. Mix them all and your drink is ready. Consume the drink on a daily basis.