Since ancient times, ginger and moringa have been commonly used to treat different types of health problems and they have always shown positive results. Namely, studies point out that when combined the right way, these two substances can be even more effective.
The Health Benefits of Moringa
Moringa is also known as the tree of life and it is has been long a part of Indian traditional medicine. It is native to Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India, but due to being very powerful, it is now cultivated in many other regions of the world.
- It alleviates arthritis symptoms– moringa has anti-inflammatory characteristics that will minimize the inflammation and the minerals in it will strengthen the locomotor system and avert illnesses.
- Prevents cancer- extract from moringa leaves impedes the spread of cancer cells due to having a chemical compound known as benzyl isothiocyanate, that possesses chemoprotective properties against cancer, according to studies. It is also able to support cancer treatment by strengthening the cells of people undergoing chemo.
- Reduces bad cholesterol– one animal study showed that the effects of moringa are very similar to the drug simvastatin in the ability to decrease the cholesterol levels.
- Treats headaches- moringa leaves have the ability to treat headaches and migraines with their one-of-a-kind anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.
- Lowers the high blood pressure– specific components of moringa have the capacity to minimize the blood pressure.
- Soothes the stomach- moringa is highly beneficial against stomach ulcers and surplus stomach acid.
- Guards the liver- this plant has the capacity to avert liver disease.
- It can treat anemia– moringa is rich in proteins, minerals, and vitamins that advance the treatment of anemia.
The Benefits of Ginger
- It prevents motion sickness- make sure you eat some ginger 3 hours before boarding a plane, car, or a boat.
- It reduces vomiting caused by chemotherapy– cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy are advised to consume ginger to reduce the chance for vomiting, but not on an empty stomach.
- Averts dizziness and vomiting during pregnancy- pregnant women should known that ginger tea is the ideal natural remedy against these two problems common in the first trimester.
- Prevents the development of ulcers- the antibacterial properties of ginger have the power to reduce the chances of ulcers and it will also regulate the fluid production in the stomach.
Ginger and Moringa Tea
You will need:
85 grams of fresh ginger
10 moringa leaves
A tsp of organic honey
4 cups of water
Preparation: Wash and then cut the ginger root into slices and boil them in the water for 10 minutes. Then, remove the pot from the stove and add the moringa and cover the pot and leave it like that for 5 minutes. Next, strain the content into a cup and add a tsp of honey if you want a sweeter taste.
Use: Drink one cup in the morning and one before going to bed at night.