However, if you need strong and powerful water, you should definitely add ginger. This spice will improve the taste and it is immensely healthy.
Ginger Water Benefits
This spice is very popular when it comes to gastro issues as well. It is a carminative and this means that it can help with gasses and heartburn, nausea, vomiting and more. It is also spasmolytic for the intestines and this means that it will relax the gastro tract. However, it is not only for the stomach, it is good for migraines as well.
One research stated that it is similar to sumatripan, which is the drug that is used form migraines and that constricts vessels in blood and stops the pain in the brain.
Usually, drugs give some relief in the moment, however, 40% of the people will feel the migraine again in a short time. The triptans can also cause side-effects like drowsiness, dizziness, muscle weakness, nausea and strokes, artery spasm, heart attack and seizure.
In one blind study, a group of people got 250 mg dry ginger and the other group got 50 mg of sumatripan. What was discovered is that ginger is as good as the drug and it actually relieves pain in 90% of the cases in just 2 hours.
The ginger can stop inflammation and it can treat joints and muscles too. Green Med Info stated that more than 800 studies proved that ginger is healing and 275 of them reduce inflammation.
The gingerol is a chemical item like piperine or capsaicin (which are items found in chilli and black pepper), also anti-inflammatory.
Other two studies with 2 groups discovered that 75% of the arthritis cases and 100% of muscles pain people were helped with ginger.
Furthermore, the experts of the University of Miami claimed that ginger can replace the NSAIDs in benefits. Moreover, the ginger will not cause side-effects like NSAIDs do for cellular work.
The ginger has vitamins like A, E, C, beta carotene and B group- pyridoxine (vitamin B6) and also pantothenic acid (vitamin B5). Plus, it has magnesium, copper, zinc, iron, phosphorus, calcium, and manganese. The best thing about it is that it has over 50 antioxidants and you get less radical damage and better immunity.
How to Make Ginger Water?
- 3 cups water
- 1-2 inch ginger root
- ½ lemon juice
- Honey, for tast
You first need to put the water in a jar and grate the ginger before you put it in water. Then, add the juice and honey for taste. Finally, mix it well.
You can consume the water daily as prevention. If you want to ease up some symptoms you can have a couple of glasses during the day.
Enjoy and reap the benefits!