Ginger Water: Benefits and Recipe

Ginger water is a healthy and tasty thirst quencher for in between. We tell you how easy you can make the ginger water yourself and what makes it so healthy.

Recipe: Making ginger water at home

How to make ginger water at home

Ginger water is prepared like ginger tea, but usually drunk at room temperature. In summer, the delicious drink with a few ice cubes also turns into a cool refreshment.

  • Per cup (250 ml) of ginger water you need a daumend-sized piece of ginger. If you don’t have organic ginger, you should peel it first.
  • Cut the piece into as thin slices as possible and give it a suitable vessel.
  • Excess the ginger with boiling water.
  • Let the brew drag for about ten minutes.
  • Wait until your ginger water reaches the desired temperature. Chilled, the drink lasts at least a day.

Tip: If you want to go fast, you can also pour 10 – 15 drops of homemade ginger oil (per cup) over with hot water.

Benefits of ginger water

Your homemade ginger water is not only a delicious alternative to tap water, but also healthy.

Effects of ginger water:

  • Antibacterial: Ginger inherently inhibits the multiplication of bacteria and also viruses. Especially in the cold season, the tuber is therefore particularly appreciated.
  • Vitamin rich: Ginger contains magnesium, iron, calcium and a lot of vitamin C. It also supplies sodium, potassium and phosphorus, as well as resin and resin acids, healthy essential oils and gingerol.
  • Stimulating: The sharpness of the ginger stimulates blood circulation and circulation. This is why ginger water is also recommended for many supposed detox cures.
  • Metabolism-boosting: The drink can help with losing weight. Studies have shown that subjects eat less when drinking a glass of ginger water to eat. The ginger stimulates metabolism and supports gastric acid production and fat digestion.
  • Against nausea: Ginger is also a herbal remedy for nausea and vomiting.

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