Ginger is wonderful to reduce inflammation and also has analgesic properties. Since it’s rich in potassium and manganese it also helps the heart & circulatory system. This is my go-to homemade drink of choice when my joints ache.
Ginger Ale Recipe for Pain
1 cup peeled, finely chopped Fresh ginger root
2 cups purified water
raw honey to taste (here)
1 lime, juiced
Lime wedges for garnish
In a small saucepan, boil the water, then add the chopped ginger, reduce heat to low, simmer 5 minutes.
Shut off the heat, strain.
To serve, combine 1 part ginger syrup to 3 parts sparkling water and serve over ice. Sweeten to taste with raw honey (or raw stevia) and some lime juice. Enjoy!