Ginger tea is made from ginger. It is a wonderful annual crop plant with a rhizomatous underground stem.
The leaves are pear shaped and are green. The shoot can reach p to 60cm in height.
GINTER TEA FROM GINGER PLANT
Although it is native to Asia, it is now widely grown in all the tropical and subtropical worlds of Africa, the West Indies, China etc. The useful part by the way of phytotherapeutic properties is the rhizome
NUTRITIONAL BIOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF GINGER TEA
It contains the following compounds: essential oil, resins, gingerol, zingiberenin, plus a host of vitamins including potassium , phosphorous, copper, and calcium
MEDICINAL PROPERTIES OF GINGER TEA
It is very useful for blood circulation especially when blood does not get to the extremities; the limbs hands and legs leading to muscle cramps
Cure for fever
As a result of its ability to provoke sweating, if ginger is consumed to control fever and sweating is provoked, body temperature will be reduced and the fever will abate.