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Health Benefits of ginger tea

04:36 PM Feb 08, 2019 IST | APN Live
health benefits of ginger tea

We cannot think our winter days without ginger tea (Adrak ki chai). The pungent smell and hot taste of ginger tea makes us energized. Ginger is widely used in Indian home remedies to cure many health issues.


Ginger tea may help with everything from motion sickness to cardiovascular diseases.

It is extremely beneficial for health because it contains Vitamin C, magnesium and other minerals.


Amazing health benefits of this aromatic and healthy ginger tea is given below.

Treats nausea


Ginger tea is very beneficial for those who suffer from motion sickness. Drink a cup of ginger tea to prevent nausea and vomiting while travelling.

It also treats morning sickness in pregnant women. As ginger does not have many adverse side effects so, it is safe to consume it during pregnancy.

Improves digestion

It improves digestion, increases the absorption of food and reduces stomach pain. Ginger tea benefits stomach by helping it to empty faster after eating too much.

Benefits respiratory system

Ginger can combat respiratory viruses that causes cough, cold and flu.

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A cup of hot ginger tea keeps coughs and flu-like symptoms at bay.

Improves blood circulation

Ginger tea improves blood circulation and prevents from fever, chills and excessive sweating. The vitamins, minerals and amino acids in it help in fighting cardiovascular diseases.

Provides relief from menstrual discomfort

Ginger tea is beneficial for curing menstrual cramps. Dip a towel in ginger tea and place it on your lowers abdomen. This will surely provide relief from cramps and will relax the muscles.

Strengthen immunity

Ginger contains anti-oxidants that help in boosting immunity. Drinking a cup of ginger tea daily will cut the risk of stroke as well as fatty deposits in the arteries.

Drinking ginger tea can have side effects too –

Ginger tea won’t harm you if you are consuming it in proper amount, but drinking excessive ginger tea can open the doors of problems for you.

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Doctors recommend a person should consume maximum of 3–4 grams of ginger extract per day.

Excessive consumption may cause gas, heartburn, bloating, nausea etc.

People, who are taking blood pressure drugs, should consult their doctor before consuming extra ginger.

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