Ginger shots are concentrated beverages made from ginger (Zingiber Officinale). It can be made purely from fresh ginger or as a combination of fresh ginger and other ingredients. Such ingredients may include turmeric, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, honey and/or orange juice.
Ginger shots include several health benefits and are especially useful particularly during the flu season since it boost the immune system.
It also has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Its antioxidant properties help mop up free radicals and toxins, keeping you healthy and young. On the other hand, its anti-inflammatory properties help to fight off illnesses or infectious agents. Anti-inflammatory properties are especially useful against fever, cramps, pain. These properties have demonstrated ginger shots to be useful in cancer prevention and cancer therapy. All these help to boost your immune system.
As if that was not enough, ginger shots can also help to regulate your blood sugar levels. It does this by lowering your blood sugar. Therefore it is useful for those with diabetes or those prone to sharp increase in blood sugar levels. However, if you are already on medication then be mindful of the quantity of ginger you consume.
Additionally, it decreases your chances of heart attack, improve brain function and aid digestion. It even helps against nausea and vomiting. Therefore, very helpful for those with morning sicknesses and those hanging out.
So the question on whether ginger shots are worth the try, the answer is yes. Who will deny all such wonderful benefits?
However, keep in mind that ginger shots recipes vary. Avoid those with too much sugar as this can affect your blood sugar levels or results to heavy calorie intake. Lastly stay away from ginger shots if you are allergic to ginger.