How to Make Ginger Tea at Home, Best Tea Bags & Why It’s Better Than Ginger Water

Homemade ginger tea is simple to make and delicious to drink, with a warming and soothing flavor and many potential benefits for better health.

Here are recipe instructions for making one of the best herbal teas for bloating, gas and stomach problems in your kitchen.

Also ahead, why this method is far superior to ginger water and the best brand of organic ginger teabags.

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Ginger Tea for Weight Loss: 5 Beneficial Effects & 3 Potent Blends

Ginger is a common ingredient in ‘fat burning’ supplements but freshly made ginger tea can be even more effective for losing weight than popping pills.

There are 5 main ways that ginger can help with weight loss:

  1. Enhances digestion.
  2. Suppresses hunger.
  3. Moderates blood sugar.
  4. Increases the thermogenic effect of the food you eat
  5. Acts as a natural diuretic to flush away water retention.

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Ginger Tea for Acid Reflux, Nausea & Ulcer Prevention

Ginger root tea is an effective natural remedy for stomach acidity and symptoms of indigestion like heartburn.

It also has strong anti-nausea effects and is a useful treatment for motion sickness, surgery recovery, PMS and morning sickness.

Anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial compounds in fresh ginger make it beneficial for preventing ulcers and improving gastric and digestive health in general.

Keeping reading for how to use ginger tea to stop acid reflux, calm your belly when you’re nauseous and protect your stomach lining from an ulcer.

Ginger Root Tea for Indigestion and an Upset Stomach

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Antiviral Ginger for Coughs, Sore Throats & Immunity

Zingiber officinale for immunityGinger has antiviral properties and has been used for centuries as a traditional remedy for a cough, sore throat, body aches and other symptoms of cold and flu.

With the outbreak of the coronavirus, some people have asked could fresh ginger root and ginger tea be useful for symptoms of COVID-19?

Firstly and importantly, follow the advice of the CDC and other medical authorities to avoid infection. This is no cure.

Call your healthcare provider for medical advice immediately if you develop a fever, persistent cough or difficulty breathing.

While it’s too early for scientific tests specifically on the SARS-CoV-2 virus, antimicrobial herbs like ginger are commonly used for symptoms of other viral infections, such as coughing and a painful sore throat with influenza.

There are also scientific studies showing Zingiber officinale (ginger) boosts immunity and can help you recover from the damage viruses do within your body, particularly to your lungs.

Ginger for Coughs

A persistent dry cough is one of the most common symptoms of infection with the new 2019-nCoV virus. It is also regularly seen with other respiratory illnesses like seasonal influenza.

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Ginger Side Effects, Correct Dosage & Is It Safe During Pregnancy?

Ginger tea and the fresh root are ‘generally recognized as safe’, according to the FDA in the United States.

This herb is also a common recipe ingredient and natural remedy that has been used safely in traditional medicine for thousands of years.

You can have too much of it though, particularly with the fresh ginger rhizome.

There are also a few precautions and side effects of ginger root, and tea made from it, to be aware of if you use it regularly or in high doses.

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