Is a cup of tea the secret to helping with menstrual cramps? The Doctors discuss how sipping ginger tea could ease your monthly pains.
One possible way to use the ginger is in a tea form, which The Doctors share a recipe for:
- Steep 2 tablespoons of fresh ginger in water for 15 minutes
- Strain the water
- Add honey (if desired)
- Add lemon (if desired)
- Add cinnamon (if desired)
ER physician Dr. Travis Stork says this recipe is great, regardless of the journal's claims that it can replace ibuprofen.
“Always worry about supplements, but [not] fresh ginger… it’s also [good for] anti-nausea,” he adds.
Brew a pot of ginger tea and let us know if it helps ease your pains.