Did you know that turmeric and ginger are some of the best natural ingredients that can fight off inflammation?
Yes, these two ingredients that you normally use to cook a delicious dish actually contain natural healing powers. Turmeric and ginger add a vibrant colour, aroma, and flavour to any recipe for food or drink. But as a homeopathic remedy, these two ingredients are definitely a powerhouse duo for healing common diseases!
Ginger contains natural anti-inflammatory properties. It minimises flatulence, helps suppress the feeling of nausea and clears up your sinuses. Ginger juice extract, mixed with a little honey and warm water, is an age old cure for itchy and sore throat. Ginger tea is also one of the best beverages to take when you are afflicted with inflammation problems.
Likewise, turmeric contains anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. Its active ingredient, curcumin, is responsible for the healing prowess of turmeric. Curcumin is so powerful that it can match the effects of anti-inflammatory drugs if taken on a regular basis. Research shows that curcumin blocks the molecules that cause inflammation.
Ginger and turmeric have very strong aromas and flavors. You will have to find other ingredients to combine it with to come up with a delicious concoction that is also an effective cure for inflammation. It is not that hard to make one as long as you find the right recipe.
The infographic below shows seven drinks you can make yourself at home using ginger, turmeric, and the best of nature’s anti-inflammatory ingredients!