It’s clearly evident that tea is a staple around the globe among so may people, specially in Sri Lanka, a cup of tea goes a long way, be it black tea or any other flavor. Next to black tea the most famous flavor of tea in Sri Lanka is Ginger Tea. Ginger is a famous spice in Asia, mostly associated with exotic dishes, and it is famously know for all the benefits it provides a body. Adding crushed ginger root to your tea enhances the flavor of your tea, with the exotic taste of ginger your tea becomes highly flavorsome and is loaded with copious amounts of benefits.
Benefits of Ginger Tea
A cup of ginger is the ideal remedy for motion sickness. Drinking a cup of ginger tea before traveling can help prevent the nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness. If you could not drink a cup before becoming nauseous, you can drink a cup at the first sign of nausea to alleviate the symptoms.
Digestion and Morning Sickness
Ginger-ale is a famous remedy if you have digestive problems, but ginger tea is a much healthier choice and is rather effective. It is also a well known treatment for morning sickness that accompanies pregnancy, taking small sips of ginger tea frequently can ease the feelings of queasiness. Even if you don’t have digestive problems, drinking ginger tea with or after a meal can help you digest your meal more efficiently.
Ginger tea is famously known for its anti-inflammatory properties, it is an ideal home remedy for sore muscles and joint problems. In addition to drinking ginger tea, it can also be used as a medicinal soak for inflamed joints.
Helps in Weight Loss
Like all teas, ginger tea is a wonderful factor in helping you lose weight. It acts as a fat burner and makes sure the weight you are loosing is from the excess fat and not general weight or water loss. More over drinking a cup of ginger tea can help you feel full, that way you eat less and feel fuller longer, which in turn reduces the overall calorie intake.
Improves Blood Circulation
Ginger Tea helps the circulation of blood in your body, this can leave you feeling more energized and can help you relieve sluggishness and fatigue. The vitamins, minerals and amino acids in ginger tea can help in improving blood circulation which in turn helps with cardiovascular diseases. It helps fat from depositing in your arteries that can help prevent strokes.
Relieve Menstrual Discomfort
Ginger Tea is the ideal remedy for menstrual cramps, drinking a cup of ginger tea with honey can relieve discomfort and the cramping. In addition to drinking ginger tea, you could soak a towel in it and apply it to your lower abdomen, this can ease your pain and relax your muscles.
Ginger Tea is highly capable of improving your immune system. Having a cup of ginger tea frequently can help you from getting sick more often as it strengthens your immune system and even if everyone around you is sick you can stay strong and healthy. Likewise if you have the common cold ginger tea can help you recover speedily.
Relieves Sinus Problems
If you are suffering from sinus problems and looking for a relief, look no further. There is an active ingredient in ginger that is known to work wonders on the sinuses, all you need to do is brew a cup of ginger tea and enjoy its benefits without the use of medication and also possible side effects.
Ginger tea is known to have calming properties that help lower your stress levels and tensions. This is due to the presence of a strong aroma and its healing properties.
These are some of the wonderful benefits that can be found in ginger tea. Whether you add crushed ginger roots or ground ginger to your tea or even use the readily available ginger tea, it all has the same benefits that can come in handy anytime you brew a cup.