Hot vitamin bombs: celebrities swear by ginger shots
More and more stars swear by the effects of so-called ginger shots. The sharp vitamin bombs are said to help protect against diseases and keep the body fit. But what is it about the new trend?
Prepare yourself for the cold season
According to the weather forecast, the current heat wave will soon be followed by a drastic drop in temperature, and autumn will soon be arriving. When it is cool and rainy outside again, the annual cold starts. One way to protect yourself from runny nose and cough is to strengthen your immune system. Among other things, it depends on the right nutrition. So-called ginger shots are said to be particularly effective. More and more stars swear by the hot vitamin bombs.
Stars swear by ginger shots
"I like ginger shots. I even like to eat a piece of ginger every morning. It's so good, ”said American actress and singer Selena Gomez in an interview. And the US model Gigi Hadid said on Twitter: "Ginger shots keep me alive on stage."
The two are not the only stars who are currently promoting the hot drink. In numerous Instagram photos or YouTube videos, celebrities talk about keeping fit with the drink and preventing illnesses. It's about a large sip of pressed or mixed ginger, which is prepared neat or with a little lemon and honey or spices. Is the hot drink really worth it?
Miracle bulb against diseases
In some areas of Asia, ginger has been used not only in the kitchen for thousands of years, but also as a natural remedy. In our latitudes the "miracle bulb" is getting more and more attention.
It has been scientifically proven that the root can relieve pain, has an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effect. It is also said to have muscle-relaxing and circulation-promoting effects. Ginger helps against diseases and is used in naturopathy, among other things, against high blood lipid levels.
Just prepare it yourself
Furthermore, ginger is rich in vitamins and minerals and can help you lose weight. So there are enough reasons for the tuber. However, people with a sensitive stomach could have problems with larger amounts, not everyone can tolerate the sharpness. Affected people should ask their doctor for advice if necessary.
The ginger shots are now also available in stores, but these are usually relatively expensive. It is therefore cheaper to prepare the drinks yourself. It's very simple: Peel around 50 grams of ginger and put in a blender, with the juice of half a lemon and, depending on your taste, spices such as turmeric and sweeten with a teaspoon of honey. Finished! (ad)