Ginger makes a great tasting beverage due to its exotic and strong aroma. With some added kalamansi juice, it can be prepared as a delicious and spicy iced tea. Here are the most well-known health benefits of ginger root:
Ginger has antiviral and antibacterial properties which help strengthening our immune system. Recent discoveries suggest that ginger even helps lowering the blood sugar level and improves various heart disease risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes. Ginger has generally no side effects, however it should be avoided in late pregnancy, as it may stimulate the birthing process.
*Important reminder: This is not a medicinal drug and should not be used to treat the symptoms of any disease.
Healtea is an excellent healthy alternative to coffee and may be enjoyed both hot and cold (iced tea) any time.