Medicine In A Cup: This Ginger-Garlic Soup Fights The Cold, Flu And Sinus Infection

The traditional Chinese medicine trusts that every food is acting in a different way inside our body, no matter its unique nutritional value.

We’re all different in a way, and that’s why you must learn to recognize the different signs your body is sending to you. So, consuming the proper foods might treat some health issues, and bring back balance in your body.

When the weather is colder during the winter, we must consume some more nourishing, building and warmer foods, like soups, warm drinks, and spices such as cinnamon, cumin, and ginger, instead of the cooling and fresh summer vegetables and fruits.

One of the most beneficial and warming spices of all in the Chinese medicine is the Ginger. It is warming our body deeply, therefore it is perfect for the cold winter months.

People who are always cold, or who belong to the cold pattern, are experiencing even worse aches and pains during the winter, according to the Chinese medicine. Especially in the lower back and knees, and they have quite pale and frequent urination, and the urge to urinate when they sleep during the night.

They experience the ill effects of looser guts, are inclined to edema and swellings, weariness, and a running or drippy nose. These individuals would profit a ton from the utilization of dried ginger tea, or on the off chance that they add it this flavor to their dinners. 

Individuals who regularly experience the ill effects of normal colds and chills, however not fever, a running nose with clear watery bodily fluid and continuous sniffling, ginger is the genuine common wonder! For this situation, devour the ginger crisp or crude. Simply cut it or mesh it and blend it in with some crude nectar and some lemon. 

On the off chance that you are experiencing an irritated throat and thick yellow bodily fluid or fever, don’t utilize ginger, however attempt peppermint. 

The ginger-garlic soup we are suggesting today will do wonders for your health, particularly during the period of a breeze cold intrusion. At whatever point you are feeling the beginning of a cold, get ready it and battle it before it advances!

Ginger-Garlic soup recipe:


  • 1 to 2 inch piece of fresh, sliced ginger
  • 1 to 2 peeled and chopped garlic cloves
  • 6 cups of Chicken bone broth
  • 4 sliced in medium sized pieces, green onions


In a medium sized pot, add the onions, ginger and garlic. Also you can add in some mushrooms. Then, add a bit of broth, and let it simmer, until all of the ingredients are soft. Ad the rest of the stock, and boil it together. Let it simmer on low heat, for about 20 minutes.


You can keep the juices in the ice chest for a couple of days. Taste on this heavenly soup for the duration of the day, and you can even eat the ginger pieces for far and away superior impacts. 

Abstain from utilizing an excessive amount of salt, however you can uninhibitedly include some different vegetables, similar to 4-5 bits of Astragalus, or some dried or crisp mushrooms (maitake, shitake and so on.) to help the qi. 

Bone stock is unbelievably simple to make and just takes a touch of time, however not a great deal of vitality. On the off chance that you have a moderate cooker that is incredible or I would simply let my stock stew on the most reduced setting conceivable on my stove medium-term to get a similar impact.

Here are a few more healthy recipes:

Organic Chicken Bone Broth

You can spare the bones from a meal or get some chicken backs and finishes at the neighborhood butcher. At that point, stew a pound of bones in 12 cups of water and a tablespoon of apple juice vinegar for 24 hours. 

Thereafter, skim off the fat and oil superficially, strain, and empty it into a reasonable glass container or freeze it for later use.

Broth for Vegetarians:

Simmer the ends of your vegetables or some vegetable stock for 8-10 hours and add mushrooms, seaweeds, and miso.

Make sure you add the following to your healthy, natural remedies:

Green Onion/Scallion

This pungent and warm herb can treat common colds, and when it comes in combination with ginger, it is offering a very intense warming action!


Garlic has incredible antibacterial and resistant boosting properties, and it detoxifies the body, supports the insusceptible framework, helps processing, decreases swellings, expels cancer-causing agents, and enacts the qi! 


This normally warming nourishment with an impactful taste treats regular colds with chills, mitigates stomach related problems, similar to resentful stomach, queasiness, and hunger misfortune, and gives various medical advantages.

Astragalus Root

It has very mild warming properties, and can strengthen our immune system, treat colds and coughs, treat lung issues, help digestion, and also has a very amazing Qi (energy) boosting qualities.


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