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The Benefits Of Ginger Tea

Updated on May 11, 2015
The Ginger Root
The Ginger Root

What is Ginger Tea?

Ginger Tea is simply a tea made out of the ginger root. It is made by peeling and boiling the ginger and drinking the liquid that results from it. It is also commercially sold in sachets filled with a powdered version where you simply add hot water. If you like the taste of ginger, then you will like Ginger Tea. For others, Ginger Tea is an acquired taste. But acquired or not, there is no denying the benefits it provides.

Everyone has either used ginger for cooking at some point, or eaten ginger. You may not have even known it was in your food. It is used often in Asian dishes and it actually helps to tenderize meat.Ginger tea is another way of consuming this root. Something that is not only enjoyed by many, but has medicinal value as well.

Do you suffer from nausea? This is unfortunately a common ailment for some. They have to live with it every day-this feeling of uneasiness which causes some to sometimes forsake meals. A cup of Ginger Tea every morning will set your stomach right. You will not suffer from nausea again!


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Stuffy nose? One steaming cup of Ginger Tea will act as a natural decongestant and you will be able to breathe better than any person you have seen in a cold medicine advertisement!

Ginger Tea also helps to calm a cough. If you have a cough that hurts and is persistent and you drink a cup of this natural brew, it will soothe that tickle in your throat and will calm you considerably. You will literally breathe a sigh of relief.

One other thing Ginger Tea does which may seem small but is greatly significant - it relaxes! Ah after a long hard day,a good cup of Ginger Tea will set you right, will settle your frazzled nerves, and will prepare you for a good night's rest.

There is just one drawback to this amazing concoction... Once you get accustomed to having it in your life, you will never want to live without it!

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      cynthiadidier 2 years ago

      very interesting info on ginger THanks

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      North Wind 4 years ago from The World (for now)

      Thanks, john.

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      john 4 years ago

      it is the greatest thin since sliced bread

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      North Wind 7 years ago from The World (for now)

      No problem! Glad to help! All the best to you and your husband. I hope he feels better soon.

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      skye2day 7 years ago from Rocky Mountains

      North Wind This is a GOD Send. I had the worst tummy ache yesterday. Next time I will know. My husband is all duffed up today. I am getting the ginger tea. Cough and relax. I am all for this. Yes. Thank You so much.

      It was no mistake I landed here. God is everywhere.

      Love n Blessings.

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      Jennifer Lynch 7 years ago from Stowmarket, Suffolk.

      I've never tried this either but I'm definitely going to give it a go as I know ginger is very good for you. Good Hub

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      Peggy Woods 7 years ago from Houston, Texas

      I like ginger and need to use more of it for the health benefits. Thanks for the reminder.

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      billyaustindillon 7 years ago

      I have never tried this but two of my favorite drinks are Ginger Beer and Ginger Ales. The benefits of ginger to you metabolism and well being were introduced to me growing up and I have loved the taste of ginger ever since.