7 Reasons Why I Drink Ginger Water Every Morning

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GINGER WATER! What comes to your mind when you think of ginger water? Hangover recovery? Well, that’s one benefit I must say. I drink ginger water every morning and I agree completely that the benefits of it are plenty. But first, how do you even make it? It’s very simple.

Firstly, take 2 cups of water and keep it on the stove for boiling. When the water starts heating up, grate ginger in the water and let it boil thoroughly. Now remove it from heat and let the water cool down. Strain the liquid. Add a few drops of lemon and teaspoonful of honey, and drink it.

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The healing powers of ginger have been embraced by many cultures. It is loaded with minerals including potassium, manganese, copper, and magnesium. Ginger has been used in Ayurveda and traditional medicine.

Here are six wonderful benefits of drinking ginger water regularly.

  1. Prevents Cold and Flu

    Ginger boosts the immune system so it is used as a natural treatment for colds and flu. Moreover, ginger contains antiviral, antitoxic and antifungal properties. By inducing sweating and expelling heat, it also relieves mild fever.

  2. Good for Digestion

    Drinking a glass of ginger water every day helps strengthen your digestive system and prevent indigestion and nausea.

  3. Helps in Weight (Fat) loss

    Ginger water regulates the blood sugar levels and subsequently, controls the urge to eat. It improves the fat absorbing ability of the body which helps in weight loss.
    For weight control, you also should follow healthy eating habits. It will help you to stay fit and healthier.

  4. Suppresses Cough

    Ginger is a natural analgesic and painkiller. It is used to soothe the pain and irritation of a sore throat. It also helps to reduce coughing, especially when caused by the common cold. The warming action of ginger helps to eliminate mucus from the lungs that may be causing the cough.

  5. Healthier Hair and Skin

    Drinking ginger water adds a natural glow to your skin. It also helps improves the texture of hair. It clears your blood and has antibacterial properties that help in treating and preventing skin diseases.

    Ginger water

  6. Eases Menstrual Pain

    Whenever I have menstrual pains, ginger water is my go-to home remedy. I hate taking tablets. Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and is a natural pain-killer.

  7. Relieves Morning sickness and nausea

    Ginger has for long been a popular remedy for nausea, a type of stomach upset that often results from morning sickness.
    Also read: How to Wake up at 5 am and be Super Active Every day.

HEALTHY HABITS FOR A HEALTHY ME!

NOTE: Before you start off with your daily ginger water intake, do talk to your doctor first.

Share with us your experiences after you start drinking ginger water daily.

 

4 Comments

  1. I have used a teaspoon of ginger extract along with honey mixed in it for treating cold and cough and yes it was an effective remedy. I suggest you to edit the name of the article as “7 reasons why I drink ginger water daily” as you have enlisted seven reasons 🙂.

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