Licorice & Ginger Tea – Best Remedy for Winter Cold Days
What is Licorice?
Licorice is an herb which mostly found in Mediterranean, central and southern Russia, Asia Minor to Iran. Throughout the Middle East, Europe, and Asia, there are many species have grown. There is glycyrrhizin acid found in Licorice which can be bad for health if they are used more than necessary. In United States of America, most of the licorice-based products distributors don’t usually have licorice contained in their products. Regardless of licorice, they mainly have anise oil, which probably contains the distinctive fragrance and palate of “black licorice.”
How is licorice good for cold weather?
Licorice might be widely known as a distinctive tasting candy but on a brighter note, licorice is basically a root consisting of anti-inflammatory qualities and beside this, it also acts as an anti-irritant. Licorice is also widely used by moisturizing cream manufacturers in their products which help people to heal their dry skin for winter cold seasons.
Some companies also use licorice as a sweetening flavor in their tea which is yet another wonderful product to enjoy in winter cold weather. Such teas are gluten free because they have natural sweetened flavor and additional benefits of peppermint too. Just like Licorice, Peppermint also offers the same properties of anti-irritant and can greatly help those patients who are suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome as well as other gastral diseases.
Such useful benefits and usages of Licorice sure make your winter cold days sweeter and probably healthier too.
What are the other probable uses of Licorice?
Licorice is highly effective and best remedy for:
- Recovering your health after having a Surgery
- Heartburn (dyspepsia)
- Itchy and Inflamed Skin (eczema)
Following are some other helpful benefits for the effective uses of licorice but are not really recommended or not totally proved to be effective for normal usage:
- Reduces bleeding after surgeries
- Reduces the size of canker sore
- Reduces dental plaque
- Treatment of Hepatitis
- Reduces high cholesterol
- Improves bowel movements
- Improves symptoms of mouth sores
- Treatment of skin discoloration
- Reduces muscle cramps
- Reduces the chances of liver diseases
- Reduces pain for cancer patients
- Speeds up the healing of stomach ulcers
- Improves skin peeling in patients with psoriasis
- Reduces body fat and helps in weight loss
As well as:
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
- Prostate Cancer
Ginger Tea – The most beneficial remedy for winter colds days!
There’s nothing better than the feeling of having a hot cup of ginger tea in the winter cold. Ginger tea is full of Vitamin C, Magnesium, and some other minerals, and its roots are highly effective for good health. The ginger tea can be served with an addition of honey, lemon, or peppermint to reduce the bitterness.
Following are some effective health benefits of ginger tea:
- It Relieves Sickness: Having a cup of ginger tea before going on trips or travels can greatly reduces the chances of sickness and vomiting which might associated with more diseases. If you might feel the need, you can still drink a cup of ginger tea to relieve the symptom of sickness.
- It Improves Stomach Performance: Ginger tea highly improves your stomach performance and digestive system to help your absorption of food more easily.
- Helps in Reducing Inflammation: Ginger mainly contains anti-inflammatory properties which makes it the traditional home remedy for muscles and joint problems. Beside this, you can also use ginger tea as a therapy to marinade inflamed joints.
- Combats Breathing Complications: Ginger tea also helps in fighting cramming which is mainly associated with the common cold. Having a cup of ginger tea can also help in breathing symptoms consisting of ecological aversions.