Ginger and moringa are two ingredients with multiple beneficial properties that increase when used together, for example in an herbal tea
Ginger and moringa are two ingredients with multiple beneficial properties that increase when used together and daily, for example in an herbal tea.
Ginger and moringa are two natural remedies used since ancient times to combat ailments of various kinds. If these two ingredients are used together and regularly they can guarantee a faster and more effective effect. We then propose the recipe of the herbal tea of ginger and moringa.
We have talked several times about the properties of ginger, a spice with anti-inflammatory, digestive, antioxidant and anticancer power (just to mention some of its best known benefits). Less famous, at least in our latitudes, is the moringa plant, known as the tree of life and an integral part of traditional Indian medicine (Ayurveda).
Moringa helps reduce inflammation within the body, protects against cancer, lowers cholesterol and blood pressure, relieves headaches. It is also active against gastric ulcers, protects the liver and can be used in the treatment of anemia thanks to its iron and vitamin C content.
Substantially exploit the virtues of these two remedies at the same time , taking two cups of herbal tea morning and evening, can be useful in case of:
- Arthritis: moringa has anti-inflammatory properties that can relieve the symptoms of this disease. It is also rich in vitamins and minerals, including iron, copper, magnesium and potassium. Ginger is also anti-inflammatory, so together they prove to be a potential natural remedy for arthritis.
- High cholesterol: moringa has been shown to have good success in lowering cholesterol levels. Ginger, on the other hand, helps reduce inflammation and is beneficial for the heart by also acting on the amount of fat in the blood.
- Headache: Moringa has been used since ancient times as a natural pain reliever. It is useful for this in the treatment of chronic headaches and migraines. Ginger also helps relieve migraine symptoms while also eliminating the associated nausea.
- Hypertension: moringa contains components such as thiocarbamate and isothiocyanate. These help to lower blood pressure in patients who have this value too high. The combination with ginger allows to lower blood pressure even more effectively as it is an anti-inflammatory agent and a powerful blood thinner.
- Ulcer: moringa has anti-ulcer properties and helps treat stomach but also intestinal problems. Ginger is also known for its ability to soothe heartburn and prevent morning sickness.
- Healthy liver: liver diseases can be kept under control with the help of moringa leaves. Ginger, on the other hand, which contains antioxidants and helps lower triglycerides, can help prevent fatty liver.
- Anemia: Because it is a treasure trove of nutrients, moringa helps treat anemia. Contains high amounts of important minerals, vitamins, proteins and significantly improves blood consistency.
- Preventing Cancer: several studies have suggested that moringa can shrink cancer cells as it contains benzyl isothiocyanate. The plant compounds of ginger also provide protective effects on healthy tissues.
If you want to experience the combined effect of moringa and ginger, you can prepare an infusion based on these remedies.
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How to prepare the infusion of moringa and ginger
- 85 g of fresh ginger
- 10 fresh moringa leaves (1 teaspoon or two of powder)
- 4 cups of water
- A teaspoon of honey (optional)
First you need to wash the ginger root very well and cut it into slices.
Then put the cleaned root together with the water in a saucepan and boil it for about 10 minutes. At this point, turn off the heat and add the moringa leaves.
Let your herbal tea rest for 5 minutes, then strain and drink. If you have the powder available, you can simply dissolve it in the ginger tea.
This remedy can be taken in the morning and before going to bed, one cup each time.
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