Ginger soup

Today is Thursday. As usual I got up and took bath, did my 30 minutes of yoga and minimum 20 more minutes of meditation. Best part about meditation is closing your eyes, sit in Padmasana, close your eyes, and relax your mind. Once you start doing it your mind will calm down itself carry you to the place of peace and vitality. Slowly slowly when we start meditation every day you will see a big difference how our mind is more peaceful, clarity of thoughts, all that stresses goes away. Meditation has tremendous health benefits .It helps to energize our spine ,increases circulation and healthy energy flows through mind and body aligning our body to the ground balancing the whole system creating awareness of our own mind and natural surroundings we live in. what a perfect way to start our day.

First, I will write a turmeric and ginger soup recipe that you guys will love and its delicious and cleanses your palate before meal. Its little bit spicy and give your taste buds beautiful experience with its unique aroma and flavour, and it has tremendous health benefits. Let’s right the recipe first.one thing we want to make sure to buy everything organic and fresh because of springtime and we can find lots of fresh ingredients in springtime. Recipe is as listed below.

• 4 tablespoons of freshly grated ginger
• 1 tablespoon of turmeric
• 1 cup of freshly pureed tomatoes
• Half a teaspoon of salt
• Few sprigs of fresh coriander leaves
• 1 tablespoon of coconut oil

Take a pot put it on your stove top on medium heat. Put a tablespoon of coconut oil in it once it melts lower the heat and add ginger first and then toast it a little bit to enhance its aroma and flavour then add turmeric in it then salt and our pureed tomatoes. Mix it well with spoon cover the pot for 5 minutes to cook it on medium heat. uncover the pot and add 2 cups of water, mix it and let it boil then lower the heat to let it cook for 10 more minutes. you can even puree the ginger to make your soup smoother or. you can use dry ginger powder if you do not find fresh ginger. you can smell the aroma of it and you want to savour on it but before we serve it we are going to make it look more appetizing by adding few fresh coriander leaves. Now it is time to savour it and enjoy its health benefits to our body and mind. Let’s talk about its health benefits.

• The soup we made increases digestion.

• As we know ginger helps reduce inflammation in body.

• Curcumin in turmeric has anticancer properties.

• Tomatoes has lycopene in it. It has tremendous health benefits for heart.

• When we combine that ingredients to make the soup, we made a powerhouse of benefits

It’s good for colds and flu. Drink it for few days and you will see the difference in your health. It will improve digestion, help to improve symptoms of nausea and vomiting, relieves muscular pain in the body. It will improve your immune system to fight against bacterial infections. It will give tremendous relief in arthritis and joint pain. It will improve your mind; it is very beneficial for elderly people for their bones and body aches. It helps to improve the symptoms of bronchitis. In pregnancy it cures morning sickness. It helps to ease the cramps and bloating. So overall it is a store house of benefits and on top of it is delicious and full of antioxidants.

Turmeric

So today we are talking about the tremendous health benefits of an ancient spice called turmeric. It originated in India and spreads to other parts of the world from china to Africa and even to Europe. Its scientific name is Curcuma longa and it belongs to family Zingiberaceae. It’s a rhizome like ginger. it has a mixture of compounds gives its golden colour and a very special compound curcumin that gives it bright yellow colour and tremendous health benefits to our body and mind. It has natural healing properties and a very important place in ancient Ayurvedic healing medicine. In India people are using turmeric as everyday spice in cooking. Some of the incredible health benefits are listed below can make big difference.

• The soup we made increases digestion

• As we know ginger helps reduce inflammation in body

• Curcumin in turmeric has anticancer properties

• Tomatoes has lycopene in it. It has tremendous health benefits for heart.

• when we combine that ingredients to make the soup, we made a powerhouse of benefits.
• It has anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to reduce swelling due to injury if we take a teaspoon of turmeric powder mix it in a warm glass of milk every day and drink it until the swelling get better.

• Bioactive compound curcumin has antioxidant properties that has tremendous medicinal value. Antioxidants protect our body from free radicals and boosts our bodies defense system against diseases.

• Curcumin improves brain function against diseases like Alzheimer and other degenerative brain diseases. It boosts the function of neurotransmitters to improve brain function.

• Curcumin protects our body from cancer cells and tumors.

• Many scientific studies show regular intake of turmeric reduces inflammation of joints of the people who has arthritis.
• Turmeric cures skin diseases when taken orally or used as an ointment on the affected area.

• Curcumin present in turmeric lowers the risk of heart disease. It improves the function of the lining of blood vessels. It reduces the blood pressure.

• Turmeric slows down the process of aging.

• People with anxiety and depression and stress can benefits from turmeric supplements.

• Turmeric reduces toxins in the body and cleansing the whole system.

• It helps to cure colds and cough.

• It boosts our immune system and has antibacterial properties.

• It is an excellent medicine to cure liver diseases and digestive issues.

• It is good for colon health.

Overall its a powerhouse of benefits for our body and brain. It increases the digestive juices when used in curries. It improves the complexion of the skin and cures anemia when taken with honey. It helps diabetic patients when taken everyday but before you use it make sure it is organic to reap its full benefits.

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2 thoughts on “Ginger soup

  1. This soup is really tasty and healthy, I have tasted this soup and can say that it really leaves you feeling energized and satisfied.

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  2. The soup was very refreshing, clearing up and healing my sore throat in the process. Please keep the recipies coming!

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