People usually drink tea in breakfast or as refreshment in the evening, or they serve it to guests as a symbol of hospitality. The demand for tea increases in winter; ginger tea has its own benefits and its use in seasonal diseases is appropriate as well.
Let’s read a few benefits of ginger tea:
٭ Ginger tea is beneficial for losing weight because drinking it reduces appetite.
٭ It maintains proper functioning of digestive system, and saves from indigestion and wind.
٭ It keeps blood sugar level balanced.
٭ It increases blood circulation.
٭ It is useful for curing cold.
٭ It is useful for curing throat infection, and it keeps throat clean.
٭ It relieves fatigue and laziness.
٭ It brings relief from cough.
٭ It helps to discharge phlegm.
٭ It is beneficial in muscle soreness, swelling and sinusitis as well.
٭ It makes a person sweat and refreshes the body.
Ginger tea has countless inherent benefits. However, some people should exercise caution in drinking ginger tea. For example, the following people should avoid drinking ginger tea:
٭ Those who take blood thinners
٭ Patients suffering from epistaxis (nosebleed)
٭ Similarly, ginger tea deprives a person of sleep; therefore, one should avoid drinking it at night.
Recipe for ginger tea
In a pot of water equal to one cup, add sugar as required, tea leaves and a small piece of fresh ginger, chopped into 4 to 5 thin pieces, and boil it vigorously. Then, after filtering it, pour boiled milk in it and drink ginger tea, full of countless benefits.
Ginger tea [without milk]
Taking appropriate amount of water, add sugar as required, tea leaves and a small piece of fresh ginger, chopped into 4 to 5 thin pieces, and boil it vigorously. Then, after filtering it, squeeze a lemon over it and drink it. For better smell and taste, a few mint leaves can also be added to it.
Note: Take all medicines only after consulting your doctor.