March 19, 2011

Introduction To Ginger Tea

Ginger tea is not only a refreshing beverage, but is also full of health benefits. Here is an overview of ginger health benefits and recipes of ginger tea.

The root ginger is thermogenic, expectorant, laxative, appetizer, stimulant, and an effective remedy for stomach upsets. Therefore, ginger root is ground and used to treat a wide range of diseases such as coughs, colds, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, joint inflammation, flatulence, sickness, cholera, colic, asthma, pain headache and anorexia, even. raw ginger is also a thermogenic, and is also an anti-flatulent, digestive appetizer, and a laxative.

Ginger is also widely used in aromatherapy. An essential oil extracted by steam distillation from the unpeeled, dried and ground ginger root. The active ingredients in ginger oil, oleoresins and terpenes, which are responsible for its purification nodes, antiseptic, mild constipation relief, and circulation-stimulating properties. According to research, it was shown that ginger reduces the absorption of cholesterol in the liver and blood, thus reducing blood cholesterol. Ginger property of being an abdominal support is largely due shogaols and gingerols it. Ginger tea has been used in China for 2,500 years to treat sore throat, stuffy nose and sinus pain.

Here is a recipe refreshing ginger tea that you can brew and sip a mouthful of flavors in this wonderful grass:

Lemongrass Flavored Ginger Tea

It's wonderful if you drink it hot when you feel a cold or flu. It can be served hot or cold. It is especially reassuring when you travel by car, boat or plane, because it relieves feelings of nausea.

4 cups of water

¼ cup grated fresh ginger

1 stalk lemongrass, cut lengthwise

2 teaspoons of herbal tea

1 lemon


Bring water to a boil then reduce heat and add the grated ginger and lemongrass. Simmer for ten minutes. Turn off heat, add two teaspoons of herbal tea (one of your favorites). Tea Strain and add honey to sweeten and lemon for extra flavor.


• You can also make ginger tea by adding one drop of essential oil of ginger in a cup of hot water.

• It is advisable to take aspirin two hours after drinking ginger tea, since both are blood thinners.

• Consumption of ginger tea too much can cause heartburn.

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