Sweet, delicious and golden when thought of together, the first thing that anyone can think of is honey. For ages, this perfect natural blend has satisfied the taste buds of countless lives that have come and gone, never disappointing a soul. Today, in the world of modern medicine, honey has maintained its importance. Honey is often consumed for its taste but, largely it is considered as the quickest home remedy for many ailments.
Honey infused with ginger provides us with a mixture rich in sanative properties from both the substances, which can be used against a variety of disorders. Using ginger has many medicinal benefits. This infusion together make an anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic and antiseptic potion.
Let’s now take a closer look at how ginger honey helps you to get relief from a variety of ailments and discomforts.
Ginger has a number of inherent digestive properties that makes it a good choice to treat indigestion.
This mixture contains high levels of proteins which helps to break down the food. It also promotes the secretion of a green yellowish liquid called bile, produced by the liver which aids in dissolving the fat.
The gut flora present in the intestines helps to break down the food as it passes down the digestive track. Ginger and honey mixture acts as a probiotic substance, thus providing relief from the symptoms of indigestion.
Lifestyle choices today has an adverse effect on the health of people all around the globe. This, especially affect the women by disrupting their natural menstrual cycle.
Not many of us are aware but ginger helps in treating menstruation fatigue and cramps. Ginger and honey tea relaxes the muscles, thereby reducing the cramps. Women suffering from irregular menstrual cycles or even heavy periods have experienced relief after consuming the ginger and honey mixture.
Treats Asthma and Other Respiratory Problems
Cold, cough and sore throat makes us suffer all the more which is caused mainly due to viral infection. Honey and ginger has many anti-viral properties which helps to keep these infections at bay.
Consuming ginger honey relieves the tension off the lungs and effectively promotes free flow of oxygen and relaxation of blood vessels as it has anti-inflammatory properties. This mixture soothes sore throat and provides immediate relief from the symptoms of asthma.
Modern medicines have been proven to work exceptionally well against many diseases. Though they have many benefits, they are associated with a high number of side effects. The most common form of side effect is nausea. Nausea is also caused by pregnancy and morning sickness. Ginger helps in the reduction of vomiting and nausea. Often to treat the side effects due to allopathic medicines, people turn towards alternative medicines.
Ginger helps to clear the stomach due to its digestive properties thus relieving a person from vomiting and nausea. When combined with calming effects of honey, ginger-honey potion works magically.
- There are almost 25,000 known species of honey bees and most are under the brink of extinction.
- The first reference of human beings harvesting honey comes from 6000BC! It is depicted in the cave of the spider, Valencia, Spain.
- To produce 1 pound of honey, honey bees have to collect nectar from 2 million flowers.