Ginger root contains a huge amount of micro and macronutrients, vitamins and essential amino acids. And its juice is the concentrate of all these valuable components. Doctors recommend that you drink it to strengthen your immunity, as well as in case of increased physical or emotional stress. What else is this drink useful for, read the article?
We’ll share a recipe for making ginger juice and we’ll tell you what you need to do to beat its specific taste. The drink will help not only improve your health but also lose those extra pounds.
Benefits of Ginger Juice
- Improves digestion and stimulates intestinal motility;
- Speeds up the metabolism;
- Reduces muscle pain;
- Helps to get rid of nausea and morning sickness;
- Helps to remove toxins from the body;
- Helps to strengthen the cardiovascular system;
- Improves skin, hair, and nails;
- Improves potency;
- Normalizes fat metabolism.
Ginger Juice Recipe
- 7 oz. of ginger root
- Half a cup of lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons of honey
- 4 cups of water
How to prepare it
Grind the washed and peeled ginger with a blender or grater. Add honey, lemon juice, and water. Stir well and refrigerate for 2 hours. You can leave it overnight, then the drink will be more saturated taste.
Strain the juice through a strainer or cheesecloth. Squeeze the ginger mass well. You will have concentrated ginger juice, which can be refrigerated for up to 5 days.
To use it is recommended to dilute (of your choice):
With water. Add to taste to make a delicious and refreshing drink.
Pineapple juice. This option is popular in Africa. Pineapple juice reduces the intensity of ginger juice and gives it a sweet taste. And also this combination contributes to weight loss.
Apple and/or carrot juice. Such a sweet-spicy cocktail will also be useful for healing the body.
Hibiscus tea. To do this, boil the hibiscus tea as usual and let it boil for half an hour. It is then added to the ginger juice. It is delicious in both warm and cold form.
Contraindications to the use of ginger juice
Ginger and its juice should not be consumed in people:
- allergic sufferers;
- pregnant and lactating women;
- suffering from inflammatory diseases of the digestive system (gastritis, ulcer, pancreatitis);
- suffering from hypertension.
However, in the first few intakes, limit yourself to small portions of the drink. This is necessary to monitor the body’s response to the juice. With good tolerance, as well as in overweight people, the amount of drink can be increased.
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