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A plant like ginger is actively used both in folk medicine and in cooking. The preparation of various alcoholic tinctures based on ginger is popular.
So, ginger tincture on moonshine is an excellent remedy for the treatment and prevention of a wide range of pathologies.
At the same time, it is important to know how to properly prepare and consume it. We will tell you about the most common, useful and interesting recipes for this medicinal tincture and teach you how to cook it correctly.
Ginger root contains a lot of nutrients:
- Vitamins A, C, group B.
- Amino acids (lysine and phenylalanine).
- Essential oils.
Moonshine, like other alcohol-containing drinks, is known for disinfecting properties, which complements the effect of nutrients in the plant.
The benefits and harms of infusion
Ginger has a number of health benefits. It strengthens the immune system, helps in the fight against colds and viral diseases, helps to normalize weight and improves male strength.
Tincture of the plant on moonshine can be useful in such cases:
- deterioration of vision;
- excess weight;
- sore throat;
- weak work of the immune system;
- pain in the digestive tract;
- fibroids in women;
- menopause (helps to reduce unpleasant symptoms).
Also tincture is used to improve potency in men, helps reduce the likelihood of prostate inflammation. For women, the remedy is useful for menstrual pain. Its benefits are also known for infertility in the setting of adhesions and chronic inflammation.
The funds also improve the condition of the body as a whole and increase its protective resources, improve blood circulation, strengthen blood vessels and the nervous system. It is recommended to use them in the midst of viral epidemics.
The harm of the tincture is possible if you do not take into account the contraindications and take it in excess of the norm.
Contraindications for use
The tool is not recommended for use in the following cases:
- allergic reactions to any of the components;
- a stomach or duodenal ulcer;
- kidney or bladder stones;
- intestinal lesions;
- age under 12;
- period of pregnancy and lactation;
- heart palpitations.
Also the product is prohibited for those who, for certain reasons, are contraindicated in alcohol... In this case, you can use alternatives, for example, infusions with water.
How to insist: step-by-step instructions for cooking at home
First of all, it should be noted that the tincture should not be overused. It is important to take it in the correct dosage, otherwise side effects and allergic reactions are possible. There are several recipes for moonshine tincture with ginger.
With honey and lemon
The recipe for the classic tincture is quite simple. At the same time, additional components give the drink a pleasant aroma. The following ingredients are required:
- 2 liters of moonshine;
- 150 g ginger;
- 300 g of honey;
- 3 lemons.
- First you need to peel and cut the ginger root into small pieces. You can also use dry ginger.
- Then, following the recipe, you need to place it in a 3-liter jar, pour in moonshine, add honey and lemon juice.
- Mix everything well, leave in a cool place, protected from light. Store in a refrigerator or cellar.
You can take a tincture for the prevention and improvement of immunity, a teaspoon twice a day before meals (before breakfast and lunch). The course is no more than 30 days. Then you need to take a break for a month and repeat it.
Another recipe involves the use of hibiscus tea, which gives the tincture an unusual taste and aroma. The ingredients you need are the following:
- 150 g ginger;
- 1.5 liters of moonshine;
- 5-6 s. l. hibiscus tea.
- You need to cut the ginger into pieces.
- Pour with moonshine in a three-liter jar.
- Add hibiscus tea leaves and leave warm for about two weeks.
You can use this tincture to increase the overall tone. It is taken in a tablespoon, morning and evening for a month. The course can be repeated twice a year.
For honey tincture, you will need the following ingredients:
- 900 ml of moonshine;
- 120 g of honey;
- 60 g of ginger root.
- The root must be grated with a grater or finely chopped, put in a jar, add honey.
- Pour everything with moonshine, mix thoroughly so that the honey dissolves.
- Close the jar tightly and place in a cool, dark place for 2-3 weeks.
When the tincture is ready, its color will be similar to that of lightly brewed tea, and the taste will be concentrated and subtle.
The drink is filtered and poured into another container. The tincture is taken according to the standard scheme: a teaspoon in the morning and at lunchtime. The maximum course of treatment is one month.
This recipe will require the following ingredients:
- 2.5 liters of moonshine;
- 400 g orange peels;
- 20-30 grams of grated ginger root.
- Place the components in a large jar.
- Leave to infuse for 15 days.
- After this time, strain and leave for another four days.
The tincture can be used like a regular drink. When using it for treatment and prevention, take a small spoonful twice a day. The course of treatment is up to a month.
There is an option for instant tincture... It assumes the presence of such ingredients (for a 3 liter can.):
- 1.5 liters of moonshine;
- 60 g ginger;
- 3 teaspoons of honey.
- Ginger root and lemon zest should be grated.
- Pour the ingredients into a jar, add salt, mix.
- Add the juice of one lemon.
- Let it brew for a few minutes, then add moonshine and honey.
You can take the tincture in the amount of one teaspoon in the morning and in the evening. The course of treatment should not exceed a month. Then you need to take a break and, if necessary, repeat it again.
We offer you to watch a video recipe for making a quick lemon-ginger tincture on moonshine:
It should be borne in mind that in each case, it is worth choosing the course and dosage individually depending on the disease and condition of the body. It is recommended to store tinctures in the refrigerator or cellar. The shelf life is one year.
Such tinctures have also found their application in home cosmetology. They help to cope with acne, wounds, inflammation.
Possible side effects
Side effects of the drink can occur if you abuse it... So, ginger can irritate the mucous membrane of the digestive organs (therefore, most often, tinctures are contraindicated in pathologies of the stomach and intestines). There are also possible negative reactions such as:
- stomach upset;
- allergic reactions.
To avoid this, you need to consume the tincture in moderation.
Alcoholic tinctures of ginger can also be made on the basis of other ingredients, such as vodka.
Ginger tincture based on moonshine is not only an aromatic drink, but also an excellent therapeutic and prophylactic agent. If you follow all the rules and use it correctly, it will only benefit..