There’s nothing better than a steaming cup of tea to start your day. While green tea has its benefits, why not switch it up a little and give ginger a try. After all, the health benefits of ginger tea are amazing. And if you’re still craving your matcha, you can always grab another cup in afternoon. Here are 6 reasons to drink ginger tea at least once a day.
6 Health Benefits Of Ginger Tea
Ginger is a powerful root that really deserves a second thought.
Chronic inflammation has been associated with cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, pulmonary diseases and autoimmune diseases (1). Ginger contains powerful anti-inflammatory compounds which protect the body from these ailments and eases inflammatory pain in the muscles and joints
2. Boosts Immune System
Ginger contains active compounds called gingerols, and gingerdiol, which have antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal properties.
3. Helps Digestion
Ginger contains gingerols and shogaol, which stimulate the natural process of digestion and increases nutrient absorption.
The root also prevents constipation, heals gastric lesions and fights bloating, nausea, vomiting, cramps and diarrhea (3).