Missed your periods this month? Worried? Consume Ginger tea! Ginger tea is packed with benefits to help women make a difference to their troubled menstrual cycle.
Ginger is ironically referred to as a herb, but in the actual it is a rhizome. A rhizome is like a stem, the only difference being that its stem is underneath the ground surface. Ginger has been perpetually known for its health benefits and healing properties. However, this acknowledgment is limited to the seams of it being a herb with qualities that can heal and aid in curing certain health crises; what is not known is the specificity of benefit of the so-called herb. Ginger is extremely beneficial for women.
As women endure menstruation every month, ideally being a cycle of 28 days, there are troubles and discomforts that women are bound to face. However, there are some who do not endure menstrual cramps, bouts of vomiting, nausea, headache, lower back pain or bloating or feeling excessively fatigued; on the other hand there are women who endure some or all the formerly mentioned disturbances. It has also been seen that majority of women have erratic menstrual cycles. They may have periods after a gap of two months and more or may continue with the 7-day cycle that extends to 10 days or more. In such cases, it is the woman and her physiological and mental well-being that derives the beating. It is during these stages that one must consume ginger tea to induce periods.
How to Make Ginger Tea
Making ginger tea is not difficult. All you need to do is to:
☞ Get a palm-full of ginger pieces. Check for its freshness. Break a big piece of ginger into two pieces. Does it snap when it breaks or it has to be forced to break as it feels soft. Take ginger only when the ginger snaps without much effort.
☞ When you have got the ginger on your kitchen counter, peel off the skin if you please and slice it. Place the sliced ginger in a pan filled with water and let it boil for 5 to 7 minutes.
☞ After it boils, you may either strain it into the cup or you may drain it in the cup as it is and drink it up.
☞ Drink it when it is hot and not warm. For your benefit of taste, you may choose to squeeze lemon and add a sprinkle of pepper into the cup. Make sure that you do not leave the concoction on its own for too long. Drink it up when it is bearable-for-your-tongue hot.
Why Ginger Tea is Considered Befitting a Choice to Regulate Menstruation
☥ Ginger has many essential properties that make it a sought after choice for women and a remedy for inducing periods.
☥ Ginger is a rhizome and perennial plant that is hot and pungent by taste. Ginger contains minerals such as manganese, potassium, copper, magnesium and Vitamin-B, and is also known to have antimicrobial properties to fight bacterial infestations.
☥ Ginger tea benefits women to have a better menstrual cycle with less pain and discomfort being enriched with its antioxidant and essential pain relieving qualities. It also fights menstrual problems such as nausea, diarrhea, vomiting and cramps endured before and during periods.
☥ With ginger tea’s properties, your periods arrive without any delay. Having 2 cups of ginger tea during the day is advisable. You may make two to three cups for the day and preserve. Sipping the tea is what one must do, for gulping it down, may not prove too useful.
Precautions to Follow when Consuming Ginger Tea
☞ Make sure that you are not drinking more than 2 to 3 cups during the day.
☞ Do not add a lot of pepper as it may get too hot and you may not be in the position to bear it. A pinch, according to the size of the cup is ideal.
☞ Ginger tea should not be consumed in excess as it results in heartburn and causes you to endure acidity.
☞ For women who have gallstones or are on any anticoagulant medication, the intake of ginger tea may not be advisable.
☤ Always consult a doctor before you make any decision of consuming ginger tea to regulate your periods. This article is here to complement the doctor’s advise and suggestions, and not to supplement a healthcare practitioner’s prescription.