Relieve Your Migraine With This Homemade Ginger Ale Drink
By Jenna Barrington
Still looking for an effective migraine remedy? This post is for you.
There are a lot of superfoods in nature that have powerful medicinal, pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory properties. If you explore and experiment with them enough, you should be able to significantly reduce or eliminate your use of pain-killing drugs.
Besides, no one wants to be stuck taking drugs all the time!
Today, I want to give you a simple ginger recipe that has helped a lot of people with relieving pain from headaches and migraines.
Migraine Relief Ginger Ale Recipe
Migraine Relief Ginger Ale Recipe
- 2 cups of regular water
- 1 cup sparkling carbonated water (unflavored)
- 1 freshly juiced lime
- ½ cup peeled and grated ginger
- ½-1 tsp raw honey
- Bring the regular water to a boil and add the ginger.
- Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
- Pour the water through a strainer into a large cup or bowl.
- Add sparkling water lime juice and honey to taste.
More Ginger Recipes For Pain Relief
Here are a few more of our favorite ginger recipes for you to try:
Other Ways To Use Ginger For Pain Relief:
- Another powerful plant often combined with ginger is TURMERIC. Try adding turmeric into your ginger recipes or try this delicious Turmeric-Coconut Bedtime Drink.
- If you don’t have fresh limes or honey, you can drink plain ginger tea and achieve the same results.
- If you don’t like ginger, you can also simply inhale the steam from the ginger boiling in water.
- Add ginger into your homemade soups, juices, smoothies and stir-fries.
- If you only have ginger powder, mix it with warm water to form a paste and then apply to forehead or other areas of the body where you are experiencing pain.
- Try using ginger essential oil.
Health Benefits Of Ginger
At Odense University in Denmark, researchers declared ginger as an effective ayurvedic remedy for migraines without any side effects.
Other studies have found that combining ginger and feverfew provides some pain relief for 65% of migraine sufferers after two hours with 19% of people experiencing complete freedom from pain after this same amount of time.
Ginger is a successful pain-reliever, because of its potent anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that have been deemed just as powerful as many over-the-counter medications.
Ginger also helps with regulating good circulation, calming a nervous stomach, improving digestion and absorption of nutrients, boosting the immune system, fighting cancer, soothing respiratory distress and helping with motion and morning sickness.
Don’t give up on Mother Nature! If you’ve been taking pain medications for years and are looking for other options with no side effects, give some natural remedies a try! If one remedy doesn’t work for you, try another one. Your body is intricate and unique and may not experience the same results as someone else.
Let me know how this recipe works for you or if you create something that works even better!
Jenna Barrington is studying Therapeutic Nutrition and Holistic Medicine and aspires to be a practitioner, teacher and writer. She is passionate about education and helping others take control of their health.
Jenna lives with her husband in Utah and loves writing, cooking, green smoothies, training her dog, Japanese, spending time at the ocean, bungee jumping, walking barefoot in the grass and being with her family.
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