People have used ginger and moringa as natural remedies for centuries, and the combination of these incredibly beneficial plants is a powerful natural medicine with miraculous effects.
The Moringa is a tree commonly used in the traditional Ayurveda. It is native to India, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, but it is nowadays used all around the world, due to its myriad of medicinal properties.
The Ayurveda claims that the leaves of the tree can effectively treat over 300 health issues. The leaves are a rich source of nutrition and natural energy boosters.
Moreover, moringa soothes the body, lowers blood pressure, and treats sleeping difficulties. Also, this potent natural remedy will cleanse the body from the accumulated toxins.
This powerhouse of nutritional value contains over 90 nutrients, and provides seven times the vitamin C of oranges, four times the calcium of milk and the vitamin A of carrots, three times the potassium of bananas, and two times the protein of yogurt. Isn’t it amazing?
-- Headache relief
Moringa leaves are commonly used in the traditional Indian medicine to soothe pain, and fight migraines and headaches.
-- Arthritis relief
Moringa has potent anti-inflammatory properties that fight inflammation, and the high calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, and copper content prevents strengthens the locomotor system and prevents diseases.
-Moringa leaves treat eye and ear infections, catarrh, and scurvy
-- High pressure
Moringa contains components such as thiocarbamate and isothiocyanate glycosides, that regulate blood pressure and act as hypnotists.
-Moringa leaves fight bronchitis and fevers.
-- Against anemia
The high nutrients content of Moringa fights and prevents anemia.
-- Lowers Cholesterol
Animal studies have shown that the effects of this plant can be compared with the ones of the drug simvastatin in the treatment of high cholesterol levels.
-- Protects the liver
Moringa is of great help in the treatment of liver disease, since it improves the function of this important organ.
-- Prevents stomach ulcers
Moringa treats acid reflux and prevents the formation of stomach ulcers.
On the other hand, ginger root is a powerful remedy against diseases, like colds, diabetes, stomach issues, diarrhea, and coughs.
This plant with leafy stems and yellowish green flowers is native to Japan, China, and India, but is also grown in Africa and South America. It is especially beneficial in the case of various types of “stomach problems,” like nausea, diarrhea, upset stomach, motion sickness, morning sickness, colic, gas, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), nausea due to cancer treatment, nausea caused by HIV/AIDS treatment, appetite loss, and nausea and vomiting after surgery.
Here are some of its health benefits:
Dizziness and nausea
Ginger effectively fights nausea and dizziness, as well as motion sickness. Therefore, experts recommend taking ginger at least 3 hours before boarding on a boat, car, or a place. If your trip lasts longer, drink some ginger-infused water half an hour before too.
Ginger will prevent the formation of ulcers as it is a potent antibacterial and balances the production of juices in the stomach.
A teaspoon of ginger dried root in a glass of water and drink it several times daily to reduce morning sickness and dizziness during the pregnancy. Yet, note that this treatment should not last for more than 2 months.
It will prevent vomiting in patients undergoing chemotherapy.
Prevents the side-effects of drugs
It will help you prevent the dangerous side-effects of drugs used in surgeries. In this case, you should take it a day before the surgery, but always after a consultation with the doctor.
Ginger is also of great help in the treatment of menstrual pain, coughs, diabetes, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) pain, osteoarthritis, bronchitis, stomach pain, upper respiratory tract infections, chest pain, respiratory problems, and anorexia.
Now, here is how to combine the amazing powers of these two natural remedies, and boost overall health:
- 85 g fresh ginger
- 10 pretty green moringa leaves
- 4 cups water
- A teaspoon of honey (optional)
Wash the ginger well, and cut it into slices. Add the slices to water, and boil them for 10 minutes. Then, remove the pot from heat, and add the moringa leaves. Cover the pot and leave it aside for 5 minutes. Strain, and sweeten with honey.
Drink a cup of the moringa and ginger infusion twice daily, once in the morning and once again in the evening, before bedtime.
This powerful remedy will help you prevent several deadly diseases, and promote overall health.