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How to use ginger to fight the common cold and cough

 

In the season of colds and persistent coughs, it’s quite handy to have a natural remedy you can use at all times. One of the best ones, which helps every time, is ginger. Ginger is an excellent cough suppressant and has antihistamine, decongestant and natural antiviral properties which help you annihilate the bacteria that causes cold and its symptoms.

Whenever you feel like you might be coming down with a cold feel free to prepare some of the amazing remedies listed below, you’ll never use anything else again. They can be used by adults and children alike.

Here’s how to use ginger as a cure

These are three favorite recipes, you can choose whichever you prefer, all three are equally effective.

Ginger Tea

Take a piece of ginger (10gr) and cut it into small slices. Place them in a pot and add a cup of water. Bring the mixture to boil and remove it from the heat. Let it sit for 5 minutes, strain and consume it two times a day.

Ginger Lemon Juice and Honey

Take a small 3-inch piece of ginger and chop it finely. Add half a cup of lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of honey and 2 cups of warm water and stir to mixture until it’s combined. Cover it with a plastic wrap and set it aside for 10 minutes. Then you can drink.

Ginger with Cinnamon

Cinnamon and ginger is a miraculous combination because in addition to the healing properties of ginger you get the antiseptic properties of cinnamon. It will eliminate the viruses in your body, sooth your sore throat and stimulate sweating which will help you heal faster.
Prepare a cup of ginger, lemon and honey tea and add half a teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Stir well and drink.

These are just favorite recipes, but you can include ginger in your diet in every way you can think of, its benefits are immense. You can add it raw or cooked and protect yourself from a number of ailments, boost your immune system and be healthier overall.

 

yogaesoteric
November 5, 2017