While all alcohol should be enjoyed responsibly and in moderation… We were still very pleased to hear that drinking gin is pretty good for you!
Is there anything more satisfying than that first G&T after a long week at work?
And, while we’re not suggesting that you sink six in a row after a long day – all alcohol should be consumed with caution after all – our favourite Saturday night tipple could come with some unexpected health benefits, too!
Here’s three reasons why gin is actually pretty good for you….
1. It can stop you from getting ill
Juniper berries, the tasty little treats gin is made from, are packed with anti-ageing antioxidant and Vitamin C, which will boost your immune system and ward all colds and flu.
2. It can help ease aching joints
There’s long been a link between soothing aching joint and gin. An ancient remedy is to soak a handful of golden raisins in a bowl of gin and let it evaporate overnight. Then eat up to 9 raisins a day to help ease joints and prevent inflammation.
3. It can help ease digestion
Juniper is a diuretic, meaning it can boost kidney health and help prevent bloating by easing water retention. The herbs in bottles could also help boost digestion by helping breaking down foods quicker.
Cheers to that!
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