The strong anti-inflammatory properties of ginger are excellent for dealing with muscle and arthritic pain. Ginger contains powerful anti-inflammatory substances called gingerols. These have been tested in various research of rheumatic diseases such as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis where the participants reported a gradual reduction of pain, improving agility and movement and reduction in swelling when using ginger regularly.
The anti-inflammatory properties of ginger also promote digestion and soothe colic, relieve nausea and intestinal gas, and also used as a treatment for colds and other respiratory conditions.
As for turmeric, studies have shown that it is more effective at easing pain than aspirin and other similar chemical medications. It is a great help in the relieving of chronic arthritis and joint pain, as well as relieve symptoms of ulcerative colitis and osteoarthritis, which are two other inflammatory conditions.
One of the active ingredients in turmeric is called curcumin, and is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Indian Ayurvedic medicine to treat arthritis. It is claimed that turmeric reduces arthritis joint pain, inflammation, and stiffness related to arthritis.
- 1 tsp corriander seeds
- 1tsp fennel
- 1tsp feenugreek seeds
- 2 tea bags, green tea, camomile, white tea – any you like
- 3 slices of lemon
- 1 thumb size of fresh turmeric sliced
- 1 thumb size of fresh ginger sliced
Throw all ingredients into a cafetierre and press after 5 mins.
Drink & enjoy…