In Ayurveda ginger is used to relieve various conditions from aiding digestion, to relieving inflammation, colds, nausea and much more.
For those who have digestive problems, ginger is great as it can stimulate the digestive juices and increases the flow of saliva. Eating a little ginger in lime juice with a little salt is recommended before eating a meal.
Try this instant ginger pickle recipe to prepare digestion before a meal:
- Fresh ginger root:2 inches
- Lemon or lime juice: 1 nos.
- Rock salt: to taste
- Raw honey(optional): to taste
Peel and grate the fresh ginger and place in a jar. Stir in the lemon or lime juice, the salt and the honey.
Eat some ginger pickle just before meals as an appetiser or digestive aid.
This instant pickle can last for several days when refrigerated.