Last updated: Nov 28, 2022, 5:14 PM IST
As winter approaches, the chill in the air can make many of us crave a cup of ginger tea. Ginger not only adds a distinct flavor and aroma to your tea, but also has numerous health benefits. Not only in tea, but ginger is preferred in many ways.
We must have used ginger by peeling it off and discarding the skins. But did you know that there are also different ways to use these peels? Yes, you read that right. Today we will share some ways of using ginger peels that can be quite beneficial.
Cough and cold
If you suffer from cold and cough, try using ginger peels. What you can do is dry those peels in the natural sunlight or in the microwave. Once it has completely dried, you can make it into a powder and eat it with a spoonful of honey.
Remedy for cold problems
Consuming tea made from ginger peels gives instant relief from sore throat. You can even add some cloves and cardamom to make it even tastier and stronger. (But add ginger zest in small amounts.)
Fertilizer for plants
Use ginger peels as a plant fertilizer instead of throwing them away. It contains a lot of phosphorus which is very important for their growth. This will also help keep the insects away from the plants.
For a tasty dish
If you are not a fan of the strong flavors of ginger in your dishes, replace it with some ginger peels. It really helps in enhancing the taste of the particular dish.
Disclaimer: The information in this article is general. It may not apply equally to everyone. The results depend on the health of individuals. Note that News 18 has not confirmed this. Before taking this into account, you should seek advice from relevant experts.
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