Ginger is a great ANTI-FOOD —» it’s anti-viral • anti-septic • anti-histamine • anti-inflammatory and just great if you have a head cold or sinus congestion. It’s INTENSE NUTRITION! BAM
If you live near a beloved JUICE BAR ♥, go in and ask for a Ginger Shot.
They’ll make one up for ya!
Or try this RECIPE from DELICIOUSLY ELLA
- 1/2 a lemon
- 1 large knob of ginger, about 50g
Peel the ginger, then put it into a juicer and collect the juice. Squeeze the lemon either by hand or using a citrus press. Mix the juice of the ginger and lemon together, then drink the shot – don’t sip it though as it’s not the most delicious thing!
↓ THE CHALLENGE ↓
Can you take a GINGER SHOT and keep a straight face like my little man Iver?
Now here’s a Juicy Tip from Juice Therapy •••
For a warm, comforting, nutritious drink, put a few slices of lemon and ginger along with a teaspoon of manuka honey into hot water.
Because ginger helps to tame nausea, it is beneficial for people undergoing chemotherapy and its associated nausea as well as for pregnancy and its associated morning sickness.
Ginger has been referred to as “the king of anti-inflammatory foods” and is incredibly useful for any inflammatory problems in the body from rheumatoid arthritis to easing muscle pain after strenuous activity and exercise. The reason it is such a powerful anti-inflamatory is because it contains compounds or essential oils called gingerols that help to interrupt the inflammation process. Essentially they interfere with an enzyme called cyclo-oxygenase (COX) that is involved in switching on inflammation and instigating pain. When we experience a cold, we feel all bunged up with mucus, although actually most of that feeling actually comes from inflammation of the of the mucous membrane in the nose and sinuses. Most conditions and pain in the body are associated with inflammation including all muscle pain, arthritis and even skin conditions. … read more here
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A ginger shot is one of the assignments in our Fall Bingo Challenge! This is a great way to say motivated in November… Let’s do this together! Come read → HERE ←about the challenge and get your family and friends in on this one… it’s gonna be FUN!!
♥ HAVE A HAPPY HEALTHY SEASON ♥