Do you know that inflammation is a crucial part of your body’s immune response? Namely, it is your body’s attempt to defend itself against bacteria and viruses; heal itself after an injury; as well as repair damaged tissue.
However, high levels of inflammation can also result in pain and increase your risk of various chronic diseases.
For instance, migraines are usually triggered by high levels of inflammation. If left untreated, migraines may be very dangerous. But, instead of relying on painkillers for the rest of your life, you should take the homemade ginger ale remedy presented below to reduce inflammation and treat your migraines.
The Health Benefits of Ginger Ale:
Although a lot of people think of ginger ale as a replacement for soda, but it offers many health benefits. To be more specific, the primary ingredient used in ginger ale is ginger, which provides it with a strong and unique taste. Of course, we are not talking about the store-bough soda ginger ale.
In addition, the minerals and nutrients found in ginger make it a powerful natural remedy for reducing inflammation. Moreover, it is also an excellent source of vitamin A, E, C, and B vitamins. It is also packed with minerals such as zinc, phosphorus, and magnesium; and many other nutrients like sodium, calcium, and beta-carotene.
Ginger is probably the best natural cure against vomiting. If you can’t stop vomiting no matter what, a cup of ginger tea or a small piece of the root can relieve the problem quickly.
Ginger has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, which means it can reduce inflammation in your body and block pain as well. According to one study, it can help you against colon inflammation in only a month, which is better than all other options.
A powerful natural painkiller
If you must take something to stop your back, joint or muscle pain, take ginger instead of Ibuprofen. It is highly effective and will also treat the underlying problem.
Prevents colds and the flu
Drink a few cups of ginger tea every day in the winter to keep your immune system strong and avoid the seasonal viral infections.
DIY Ginger Ale Recipe
Even though bottled or canned ginger ale is available at any store, it isn’t the same, nor as beneficial as this ginger ale remedy. Store-bought ginger ale typically comes as a carbonated sugar with a large amount of sugar. But, this ginger ale is fresh and packed with numerous healing properties.
7½ cups of filtered water
1½ oz of grated ginger
2 tbsp. of freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/8 tsp. of active dry yeast
Some raw, organic honey to taste
– First of all, heat up half a cup of water, and add the ginger and honey in it. Next, remove it from the heat, cover and steep it for about an hour.
– Afterwards, strain the liquid by pushing on the solids in the strainer in order to get as much liquid as possible.
– Let it cool down at room temperature and then pour the remedy in a 2-liter bottle.
– You should also add the water, yeast and lemon juice in it, cap the bottle and shake it gently.
– Leave it to sit for about 48 hours.
– You should keep it in the refrigerator for best results