This is an easy to make Ayurvedic Digestive Drink, best to have during fall and winter season. Ginger acts wonders to fire up our digestive system. Good digestion is the cornerstone of health and well-being according to Ayurveda. When our digestive system is working well, we absorb all the necessary nutrients from the food we eat, enjoy healthy circulation and have a good robust immunity to diseases.
Ginger Elixir: An Ayurvedic Digestive Drink [Vegan]
- 1 cup water
- 1-2 inch grated fresh ginger
- 1/2 lime/lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed black pepper
- A pinch of Himalayan salt
- Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.
For the sweetener, you could even use turbinado sugar or honey (if not a strict vegan). The key is to not to make this drink too sweet, you need to taste the pungency of ginger and heat of the black pepper when you drink this. This is what aids in better digestion.