A “ginger shot” or ginger elixir is a fantastic digestive system aid. Simply take about one ounce (a shot) of this Aryurvedic formula a few minutes prior to eating. The lemon/ginger combination delivers quite a punch which is perfectly tempered by the raw honey used in the formulation. This addictive elixir has components which both warm and sooth the stomach as well as stimulate the release of gastric juices.
1,8-cineole, 6-gingerol, 6-shogaol, 8-shogaol, acetic acid, alpha-linolenic acid, alpha-phellandrene, alpha-pinene, alpha-terpinene, alpha-terpineol, arginine, ascorbic acid, beta-bisolene, beta-carotene, beta-pinene, beta-sitosterol, boron, caffeic acid, camphor, capsaicin, chlorogenic acid, curcumene, gingerols, sesquiphellandrene, zingiberene, resins, starches, fats, proteins.
Vitamin E: 90%
Vitamin B6: 42%
Vitamin C: 12%
Health benefits of ginger include:
Aids digestion, excess gas, diarrhea, bone heath, disinfects and detoxifies, is a known aphrodisiac, increases blood circulation, calms nausea and the flu. Other treatments are currently being researched such as vertigo, intestinal worms and for emotional support.
How to Make a “Ginger Shot” Elixir for Digestion
1. Five lemons
2. 3 pieces of ginger root
3. 1/4 cup of raw organic honey
4. 1/4 teaspoonful of Black pepper
5. 1 cup of purified water
Make one cup of fresh lemon juice.
Make one cup of fresh ginger root juice.
Mix the ginger juice and lemon juice with the water in a large bowel. Add the black pepper and honey. Use a whisk to fully blend the honey and pepper with the juice.
Refrigerate in sealed glass once completely mixed.
Tip: For added benefit, add just a touch of heat (cayenne/turmeric/etc.).