Ginger is high in potassium and manganese two very important things for our heart function. Not to mention, ginger is loaded down with silicon and this contributes to having healthy skin, hair, teeth, and nails! It is overflowing with many different vitamins and important things like sodium, iron, zinc, beta-carotene, etc.
A study published in the Journal of Natural Products found that crude ginger extracts and gingerol derivatives could prevent joint inflammation. A later study, published in Phytotherapy Research, discovered that ginger could alleviate neuropathic pain in rats.
Gingerol, a potent anti-inflammatory compound found in ginger helps to treat joins, muscle, and nerve pain. Ginger has also been scientifically proven to help prevent migraine headaches when taken regularly.
Ginger is good for migraines, joint pain, heartburn, muscle aches, and many different things. Drinking ginger water a few times a day could have you feeling better than ever!
- 3 inches of fresh ginger root
- 5 cups of water
- 1 lemon
- raw honey
Grate the ginger root and add the water to it. squeeze the lemon onto this mixture and add in the raw honey. Be sure to use as much or as little honey as you’d like. then strain and drink throughout your day. Watch the video below for some more information on the benefits you can gain from ginger itself.