History has shown that if you are experiencing digestive problems such as nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness and pain, ginger might be the answer.You can consume the root of the ginger plant fresh, powdered, dried as a spice, as a juice or in oil form. However its form, its benefits come from 115 different chemical components in the gingerols, the oily resin from the root that behaves as a very potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. Latest research focuses on the bioactive ingredients as gingerol and supports the idea why ginger should be used on a daily basis.
Lime is a fruit known for numerous health benefits such as losing weight, skin care, improving digestion, relieving constipation, eye care, as well as treatment of scurvy, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, urinary disorders, etc.
- 200 grams ginger (peeled and finely chopped)
- 50 ml lime juice
- 1/2 cup of sparkling water
- 50 grams organic honey
- 450ml filtrated water
Boil the water and add the ginger. Cook on a low heat for 5 minutes. Remove it from heat and leave it to cool for 20 minutes. Prepare the syrup in a separate bowl by mixing 1/2 cup of the water with ginger with 1/2 cup sparking water. Add the lime juice and organic honey so to make it sweet.
Ginger is long known for its effects on relieving symptoms of gastrointestinal pain. Besides that, it is accounted for an excellent carminative (a substance which helps eliminate intestinal gas) and intestinal spasmolytic (a substance which relaxes and soothes the intestinal tract). According to modern research studies, ginger has many therapeutic properties which include antioxidant effects, an ability to inhibit the formation of inflammatory compounds, and direct anti-inflammatory effects.