Looking for something hot to warm you up? We have a solution that will not only keep you warm, but if you have a cold this will help to cure it. This amazing drink will strengthen your immune system and protect you from viruses.
Here’s what you need for two cups
- – Ginger root – an inch or a little more
- – 3-4 cloves
- – Half a cinnamon stick
- – Lemon
- – honey
- – 4 oz of water
Peel the ginger and cut it, and together with cloves and cinnamon put in cold water and start all together to cook. Be careful because when the water boils, it could overflowing but reduce on time the gas or electricity. Leave to simmer for ten minutes, remove from heat, cover and leave for 20 minutes to rest.
Pour into cups, if desired sweeten with honey and squeeze a little lemon. Drink warm. You will feel that you ginger warms the body and opens up the sinuses and increases circulation.
Clove is rich in eugenol, which has a strong anti-inflammatory activity and is rich in vitamins C, B6, E, K and folic acid. It contains a number of minerals. Among other stimulates the secretion of mucus (important for colds) and cures inflammation of the mouth and throat.
For cinnamon is important to emphasize that for healing you need the Sinhalese. It abounds antioxidants and helps with infections.