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
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.