Ancient Ginger & Garlic Soup Recipe Against The Common Cold, Flu, Sinus Infections, and Excess Mucus
We are at that time of the year when we should adapt our diet in order to fight different bacteria that may attack us during this cold period. In this article, we offer you a traditional soup recipe which is, in fact, a natural medicine.
And it will protect you and give your body energy to survive this winter. Traditional Chinese Medicine says that everything we consume is related to a particular part of our body or bodily function. (1)
However, we are all different, and we need to listen to our bodies and choose foods that will help us with our symptoms.
One of the foods that make you feel a warm effect in your body is ginger.(2) While we associate summer days with cold drinks and foods such as tomato and cucumber, winter days need warming spices such as cinnamon, ginger, as well as hearty soups.
When you add garlic to the recipe, it is a sure treatment and prevention of flu, sinus infections, and cold that can attack your body during the cold days.
Here is an incredible recipe in which you will find the healing traits of ginger and garlic, with the warming, heart, and wholesome qualities of this tasty winter meal.
What do you need?
- Four finely cut green onions.
- Fifty grams of finely cut of shredded root ginger.
- Two peeled and diced garlic cloves.
- Seven cups of stock or broth chicken (vegetarians can use vegetable stock).
- One sliced medium-hot chili.
- If you want, you can add mushrooms.
How to prepare it?
Take a big saucepan and put the mushrooms, garlic, onion, and ginger in it. Cook it on a low heat for about two minutes. Then, add the stock, and boil. You need to stir till the ingredients become soft.
Finally, add the cut chili and stir for five more minutes. Serve this meal with a glass of lemon water (to add more anti-bacterial nutrients) and warm bread.
This recipe is a traditional Grandmother’s-Remedy that has been used for hundreds of years. Although there is no scientific evidence to support these claims, our Grandmothers swear by it.