It is well-known fact that nature offers us numerous ingredients, including various herbs, fruits and veggies that are incredibly beneficial for the overall health and in same these ingredients can be used as natural medicines for treatment of various medical conditions. According to many nutritionists and medical experts, ginger is one of the most beneficial plants.

Ginger has antioxidant content and there are many scientific studies which have proved that ginger has the ability to cure migraines, inflammation and almost any other disease – in really short period of time.

Ginger is flowering plant that is originated from the tropical rainforests in Southern Asia, but today it is cultivated all over the world. People in India add ginger in almost any meal and they use it for preparation of numerous remedies.

Ginger is incredibly powerful due to the high content of these antioxidants: gingerols, beta-carotene, capsaicin, caffeic acid, curcumin and salicylate. In addition to that, ginger contains many other healthy compounds, including carbohydrates, fiber, calcium, potassium, iron and vitamin B6.

As it is mentioned above, ginger offers numerous health benefits, including:

  • Treats Digestive Problems

The phenolic compound contained in ginger, is extremely beneficial as a treatment of digestive issues, irritations, bloating. In same time, this compound stimulates production of saliva and bile which assist with the food processing. Additionally, the ginger balances the stomach flora and thus relieves constipation.

  • Cures Nausea

People who are suffering from constant nausea and people who have vomiting problems should start taking ginger. Below we are going to present you recipe that will help you to deal with the unpleasant discomfort caused by nausea. Moreover, this remedy is completely safe for pregnant women and cancer patients, as well.

  • Fights off Inflammation

Ginger possesses anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties which efficiently prevent inflammation from invading the organism. According to a study published in the journal “Cancer Prevention Research”, ginger is particularly efficient in eradicating all inflammation inside the colon in period of 1 month. In addition to that, ginger is efficient treatment of osteoarthritis.

  • Relieves Pain

Study conducted by the scientists at the University of Georgia showed that ginger has the ability to neutralize muscle pain by up to 25%. In addition to that, ginger is extremely efficient in relieving menstrual cramps in even 83% of the participants.

  • Cold and Flu Prevention

Ginger tea will boost your immune system and thus it will prevent occurrence of common cold and flu. In order to get all of its benefits you should start your day with cup of ginger tea, so drink it right after you wake up in the morning. It is advisable to drink 2-3 cups of ginger tea on daily basis.

Ginger Ale Recipe


2 cups ginger, peeled and chopped

4 cups water

2 limes, juiced

Raw honey

A little sparkling water

Lime wedge for garnish


In a pot pour the 4 glasses of water and put on heat. Once the water starts to boil add the ginger and reduce the heat to a medium-low. Let the ginger for about 5 minutes and remove from heat. Strain the mixture and then combine 1 part of ginger water with 3 parts of sparkling water and then add few ice cubes. In order to improve the taste of this remedy you can add raw honey or lime juice.