A drink which cools down the body system and helps in digestion.
Get ready with Honey, gingerm lemon and salt.
Blend ginger pieces, lemon juice, honey and salt with water.
Serve with/without crushed ice.
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: N/A
Serves: 4 persons
Ginger - 3 inch piece
Lemon - 2 (Medium ripe)
Honey - 2 tablespoons
salt - 1/4 teaspoon
Water - 4 glasses
Peel the ginger and cut into pieces.
Squeeze the lemon and extract juice. Remove seeds.
Blend the ginger pieces, lemon juice, honey, salt and 1 glass of water in a blender or food processor.
Sieve and add the remaining water.
VARIATIONS : Black Pepper can be added to this juice.
Health Benefits :
Both honey and ginger have their own individual health benefits and the combination of the two provides even more additional bonuses. The health benefits of honey and ginger spice include the following:
It is believed that a mixture of honey and ginger, along with black pepper, is capable of treating or reducing the effects of asthma. It is a naturally soothing and anti-inflammatory mix that releases the tension and promotes the flow of oxygen to the lungs and the relaxation of the blood vessels in the lungs.
The mixture of honey and ginger is an excellent expectorant and therefore provides instant relief to people suffering from cough, cold, sore throat, and runny nose.
Ginger has been linked recently to a reduction in nausea and vomiting that is associated with cancer and chemotherapy treatments.
Both ginger and honey have antioxidant properties, thereby increasing the strength of the body’s immune system. Therefore, the consumption of one teaspoon of ginger and honey tonic is very useful for people who have a weak digestive system.
Lower Blood Pressure and prevent Heart Attack and strokes