Recipe of ginger sugar water

I often cook ginger sugar water if I feel not well or catch a flu. It is an easiler and much better way than take medicine. I rarely take medicine. I think most of Chinese know it. In the UK, I recommend this method to many friends already.

[Ingredients]
fresh ginger (e.g., 150 grams), dark brown sugar (e.g., 250 grams), spring onion (optional), water

[Process]
(1) Cut fresh ginger into small pieces
(2) Put fresh ginger into water, boiling
(3) After water boiled, put into a small amount of brown sugar. Using small flame and continue boiling about 10 minutes.
(4) Taste, if need, can put more brown sugar.
(5) Drink the hot boiled ginger water and have a good sleep.

[Usability]
It helps to prevent flu and fever. Ginger has sweating detoxification and reducing temperature functions. Brown sugar and spring onion combination have the role of reducing the feeling of cold. Ginger sugar water also helps menstrual women in the smooth, physical warmth, to increase energy, active qi, accelerate blood circulation and will row in the menstrual more smoothly.

[原料]
红糖20克,鲜生姜若干片,葱白3段(可放,可不放),水适量。

[制法]
(1) 沙锅内加入生姜、葱白和水,上火煮开。
(2) 加入红糖再煮开10分钟。
(3) 趁热喝, 然后好好睡一觉。

[特点]
汤甜辣适口,趁热喝下,可去风寒、止呕吐。生姜有发汗解毒、温中止呕的功用,与红糖、葱白合用,祛风寒的作用尤佳。姜糖水对妇女月经顺畅也有帮助,可让身体温暖,增加能量,活络气血,加快血液循环,月经也会排得较为顺畅。经后若感觉精神差,气色不好,可以在每天中餐前,喝一杯浓度约20%的红糖水。不适症状较重时则可在晚餐前再加饮一杯,持续一星期即可有效改善。

另:姜,葱熬粥有几乎同等功效

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