1. Boil together all the ingredients.
2. Simmer for 10 minutes
3. Cool slightly
4. Add a teaspoon of honey if you want it sweet.
You can eat garlic both raw and cooked. Eat raw garlic sprinkled over your food. Cooking garlic destroys some of it properties but cooking makes it easier to digest. Use it in stir fried and soups. Eat garlic finely chopped because it works better and it is easier to digest. You can lessen the smell of garlic by steaming or baking it. Eat garlic with other foods especially with cooling foods such as yogurt, soy milk, raw fruits and vegetables. Eat as much as you can tolerate in a day. If you get wind and upset, reduce the quantity. Garlic tea is a good way to give garlic to children.
Ginger is a stimulant, digestive, laxative which is good for the eyes and throat. It dislodges cough and exterminates catarrh and cold, and corrects cardiac disorders. Its purgative property destroys intestine worms which are then eradicated through faeces. Ginger is good for the intestines. Ginger juice stimulates the secretion of digestive juice helps stimulate digestion and prevents gas trouble, cleaning the colon. Compared to other poisonous drugs, ginger juice is safe and free from ill effects.
HOW TO USE GINGER
Fresh ginger is the best. It can be used in stir fries, stew, soup, tea, etc.
GINGER DRINK, POWER DRINK
8 Cups of warm clean water
1 teaspoon powdered ginger
2 teaspoon sugar (optional)
You can add a small cut-up pineapple skin (optional)
Mix all the ingredients together
Cover in a warm place for one day
1 Teaspoon of finely chopped ginger or ¼.
Teaspoon of powdered ginger.
1 cup of water.
Add ginger to water, simmer for 109 minutes
Leave it to cool
Edmund Hillary, the first man to out his foot on top of Mount Everest has admitted that his victory over Mount Everest was greatly due to lemon. Lemon is especially appreciated for its vitamin C values innumerable boatmen moving in seas have saved their lives with the use of lemon. Its vitamin C content helps considerably in calcium metabolism thus it is very useful in maintaining the health of teeth and the bones. Lemon juice prevents or restrains influenza, malaria and cold. It strengthens blood vessels and prevents hemorrhage, hence it is therefore extremely useful in blood pressure. It has been proved by experiments that lemon in antibacterial. One should take advantages of these antibacterial and resistance properties of lemon juice particularly in the rainy season. It gives immediate relief in abdominal disorder and it is effective in destroying intestinal worms. It contains more potassium than apple or grapes which is beneficial to the heart. They aid digestion, especially of proteins and fats. The skin if lemons and oranges contain pectin which helps the body to absorbs fat and oil and therefore to gain weight.
1. You need two medium sized lemon fruit. Wash them, cut each into 4 and press out the juice.
2. You may add a little quantity of water.
3. Then divide the lemon juice into three and take it three times that same day (i.e. morning, afternoon and evening).
NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF LEMON PEELS
Apart from the usefulness of lemon juice, lemon peels are also very nutritious to the health. Many people discard lemon peels not knowing that it contains more nutrients than the juice.
- They contain antioxidants like vitamin C, citric, malic and formic acid, hesperidin and pectin.
- Due to its high content of vitamin C and flavonoids, lemon peel cleanses the blood vessels, reduces bad cholesterol and high blood pressure.
- Lemon peels contain calcium and other essential minerals that strengthen bones and help prevent many disease conditions.
- The peels help to regulate the body’s pH.
Lemon Peel Tea
Lemon peel tea is one of the ways to utilize the lemon peels. Here is a simple way to prepare a nutritious lemon peel tea.
- 2 organic lemons
- 1 liter water
- Honey (optional)
Boil the lemon peels in the water for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and add the juice from the two lemons. You may add a little honey if you wish.