Disclaimer: We are not medical professionals, please consume responsibly.
We've all heard that a glass of red wine at dinner may be good for you, but what about if you prefer to pair your favorite meal with a crisp gin and tonic? Turns out gin is packed with health benefits.
Here are a few:
1. It’s derived from natural herbs
Gin isn’t only made with juniper berries, but plenty of other natural botanicals too; angelica root, rosemary, citrus peel, nutmeg, sage, lemongrass; the list is endless, most of which offer a wide range of healing benefits.
2. Provide anti-inflammatory effects
Help protect your cells from damage which may otherwise lead to illness. Many people claim that drinking gin at night is a home remedy to prevent arthritis and inflammation.
3. Juniper berries are packed with medicinal properties
Which can help to combat infection, so simply raise a glass of gin to good health!
4. It fights kidney and liver disease
Again juniper berries found in gin are often used as a herbal treatment to improve kidney health.
5. Packed with Antioxidants
Which help your skin look fresher and younger.
6. It’s a cancer fighter
All those antioxidants from the juniper berries help neutralize free radicals in your system.
7. Gin and Tonic is anti-malaria
Drunk by many for hundreds of years, gin contains quinine, a medication used to treat and prevent malaria.
8. It boosts your digestive system
The bitter herbs used to make the gin, help your liver produce more enzymes and the alcohol will create more stomach acid, both aiding the breakdown of the food you eat.
9. Its a low-calorie option
Gin is one of the lowest calorie spirits as well as containing digestive enzymes that prevents bloating. Be careful with what you mix it with as the mixers can be packed with sugar.
10. It can help you live longer
On top of all the above health benefits, gin is even known to reduce heart disease!
So if you didn't already have another reason to love gin, now you do! 10 perfectly good reasons to drink more gin.
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We are thrilled to show off our love for gin and assist you in curating the perfect gin-inspired gifts for the gin lovers in your life.. who said you can't buy gifts for yourself?!