Ginger is a member of the same plant family as cardamom and turmeric. It originated in China and India, where it was used as a tonic that was believed to have healing abilities. In medieval times, the spice trade carried ginger to Europe, where it was even used in candies.
Since then, ginger has been used as a condiment in numerous forms, including fresh, dried, pickled, crystallized, powdered, or ground.
Lemons are well known around the world for their sharp, sour flavor and for being an excellent source of vitamin C and antioxidants. Lemons have been used both as a flavoring and as a main ingredient in many teas.
Together, the sour flavor of lemon and bitter tartness of ginger combine into a tea with a crisp, sharp flavor and with many health benefits.
One study showed taking 250 mg of ginger rhizome powder capsules four times per day was just as effective as mefenamic acid and ibuprofen at treating menstrual pain
Drink a brew made with a 1-inch chunk of Lemon-ginger three to four times a day for as long as symptoms last. If you’re taking it for nausea, you may feel relief within a few hours. For muscle soreness, drink regularly over multiple days to feel the effects.
Treats Nausea And Vomiting
Clinical studies have shown that ginger in its many forms — including lemon ginger tea — is an effective treatment for nausea and vomiting — even resulting from pregnancy and chemotherapy.
Boosts (improves) Immunity
Lemon is a rich source of vitamin C and antioxidants, which both have immunity-boosting properties. Ginger also has immunity-boosting properties and can guard against some bacteria.
If you tend to contract infections easily or fall sick as soon as the weather changes, you need to start drinking this tea to improve your immunity.
Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular and Liver Disease
Lemon and ginger contain components that are also believed to help reduce risks associated with cardiovascular disease and liver disease.
Alkalizes Your Body
We all know that lemon is acidic in nature, but did you know that it is highly alkalizing in nature once it goes into the body?
It’s true! When lemon juice is added to a cup of hot tea, it gets metabolized and begins alkalizing the body.
Improves Cognitive Functioning
This wonder spice has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. In a study, ginger was found to improve the memory of middle-aged women and increase their cognitive function