Cut a fresh ginger root in slices. Add the slices to 1-1.5l water and heat. When the mixture boils, lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Leave it to cool off and strain.
You can drink ginger water all day long. For complete body detoxification, it’s recommended to drink 1l a day for at least 6 months.
Also, it’s best to drink freshly prepared ginger water. On the plus side, you can store it in a thermos and take it wherever you go.
Ginger-infused water benefits
Strong anti-inflammatory effects
Ginger is a powerful anti-inflammatory which reduces inflammation as well as rheumatic and arthritic pain and joint swelling according to an article published in the Journal of Medicinal Food.
Ginger-infused water is a powerful antioxidant
Ginger is also a strong anti-oxidant owing to the compounds it contains. In other words, it can fight free radicals, which are known to harm healthy cells and cause cancer in time, and repair the body from the damage they cause.
Ginger-infused water prevents cancer
According to an article published in the British Journal of Nutrition, ginger-infused water is extremely beneficial for cancer prevention owing to its strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Ginger-infused water regulates the cholesterol levels
Last, but not least, ginger can significantly reduce cholesterol levels. Cholesterol, on the other hand, is associated with obesity, heart diseases and some types of cancers. What ginger-infused water does is lower cholesterol levels by reducing the hepatic cholesterol and the serum levels. Plus, ginger-infused water can efficiently thin the blood and lower high blood pressure.