How To Brew Your Own Ale For Pain: Reduce Chronic Inflammation, Migraines and Pain
Ginger is wonderful for the body and an easy way to flavor food without the addition of unnecessary sodium. It is often consumed in small amount meaning it does not add large quantities of calories or carbohydrates.
What is it good for?
Phenolic compounds in ginger are known to help relieve gastrointestinal irritations as well as stimulate saliva and bile production and suppress gastric contractions through food and fluids.
Pain Reduction and inflammation
Ginger has been found to reduce the symptoms of dysmenorrhea as well as migraine pain, muscle and back pain and much more. It is known to be one of nature’s most powerful pain killers.
Ginger also has many anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. Ginger has been found to actually be able to inhibit or stop the formation of inflammatory compounds and almost direct anti-inflammatory effects.
Cold and Flu Prevention
Ginger has been used for many years as a natural treatment for colds and flu around Asia. Simply by stepping freshly shredded ginger into hot water, two to three times a day you could find yourself feeling good again in no time at all!
Ginger helps to improve the immune system. Consuming only a small amount daily could lessen the risk of stroke by inhibiting fatty deposits from the arteries.
Ginger Ale Recipe
2 Cups peeled, chopped ginger
4 Cups Purified water
Raw Honey to Taste
2 Limes, Juiced
Lime wedge to garnish
Bring 4 Cups of water to a boil, add ginger. Reduce the heat to medium-low and allow the ginger to sit in the simmering water for 5 minutes. Remove it from the heat and strain it out using a kitchen strainer. To serve, combine 1 parts ginger to 3 parts sparkling water and serve over ice. Sweeten to your taste using raw honey and lime juice. Garnish and enjoy!