Lemon juice and ginger do wonders for our health. The results are evident both in the inside and outside of your body.
Ginger is a flowering plant whose root is highly appreciated in gastronomy for its incredible aroma and slightly spicy flavour. It is known for its nutritional benefits and medicinal properties.
There are many options to therapeutically reap its benefits. In this case, we recommend preparing an infusion of ginger and lemon juice, ideal for winter time, to prevent and fight colds, flu-like states or sore throat, as it reduces nasal congestion and relieves headaches.
Ginger is an excellent digestive, stimulating the pancreas to produce enzymes that aid digestion. In turn, it provides a powerful antibacterial effect, ideal to combat the problems of intestinal flora.
Lemon juice is a powerful way to clear toxins, support the immune system, improve digestion, and protect the liver and kidneys. In animal studies, the pectin in lemons lowered liver cholesterol levels and supported normal liver function. The American Cancer Society recommends hot lemon water for alleviating constipation and clearing the bowels.
A detox ginger tea with lemon juice is an excellent antioxidant, and its properties also extend to the purification and cleaning of one of the most important organs we rely on: the liver.
So, how to prepare a detox tea with ginger and lemon juice?
You will need
- Fresh ginger root
- The juice of 1 lemon
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- 2 cups of water
- Place two cups of water in a pot and bring it to boil .
- As soon as it reaches the boiling point, add two tablespoons of grated fresh ginger root and let it boil for 3 minutes.
- Turn off the heat, cover and let it sit for 10 minutes.
- Squeeze the juice of 1 lemon and serve it in a cup .
- Add the ginger tea and sweeten with 1 tablespoon of honey .
You can take up to 3 cups per day, whenever you want, throughout it.