Ginger Shot Recipe

Ginger Shot Recipe
Elisa Morales Lupayante

Written and verified by the pedagogue in physical education and nutritionist Elisa Morales Lupayante.

Last update: 27 May, 2022

Below is a delicious ginger shot recipe that you will enjoy because of its tasty and energizing flavor

It’s completely normal to think that a ginger shot sounds strange. This is because these incredible ingredients are usually added into healthy dishes. Just the surprising benefits of ginger itself is convincing enough. Remember, ginger is usually used in homemade remedies for respiratory infections. For example, the flu, cough, fever, sore throat, etc.

It is really interesting to find out that ginger is good for these conditions. Ginger is perfect for treating many symptoms including a great variety of conditions, illnesses, including menstrual pain.

Also, it is normal to see these active ingredients in medications that treat general discomfort, in some types of infusions and even in culinary recipes to compliment other dishes. Likewise this easy to make ginger shot is good for your respiratory system. Therefore, don’t even stop learning about new ways to take care of yourself, especially when they’re easy to do.

So, below you can learn how easy it is to make this interesting shot and  how effective it is.

How to make a ginger shot?


The secret of taking a daily ginger shot is based on its immediate effects. It is good for improving the appearance of your skin, alleviating symptoms of throat or esophagus irritation However, it would be irresponsible not warning you about some possible adverse side effects of ginger. So, you should talk to your doctor and be informed before taking it daily or sporadically.

Ginger is an excellent food for improving your body’s defenses and for preventing illnesses. How is this possible? Due to it having ascorbic acid, zinc, calcium, vitamin A and vitamin D.

In these cases, it is recommended to add a teaspoon of shredded ginger to black or green tea, along with 1 or 2 cups of water. You can also add some light variations to the original ginger shot with a few extra ingredients. Here are some options for you to decide which one will be best for you.


  • 1 ginger root (5 cm)
  • 1 1/2 cups of water (110 ml)


  • Use a small pot and pour the water into it
  • Put it over a medium flame until it gets to a boil
  • Turn off the flame and add the ginger root
  • Let it dissolve in the water and concentrate for 5 minutes.

Ginger and lemon shot

Ginger and lemon

As you have probably already figured out, the variations of this recipe vary a bit depending on the ingredients . In this case, you can enjoy this infusion with a delicious, healthy, touch of lemon.


  • 1 medium lemon (40 g)
  • 15 cm ginger root
  • 1 1/2 cups of water (110 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar or stevia (25 g)


  • The first thing you should is boil a cup of water. Remember, the amount of water you need depends on the amount you want.
  • Before the waterboils, add the tablespoons of sugar or stevia and then stir well.
  • Then, add the ginger to the pot of hot water and let it sit for 5 minutes
  • Finally, stir it all together and then squeeze the amount of lemon you want to use in the infusion.

Ginger and pineapple shot

Ginger and pineapple

Learn how easy it is to makes this delicious pineapple and ginger shot recipe. Don’t forget that with variation, you also find flavor, and this is no exception.


  • 2 slices of cut pineapple (45 g)
  • 1 large ginger root (15 g)
  • 1 1/2 cups of water (110 ml)


  • Boil a pot of water
  • Once it is boiling, add the pineapple slices and the ginger root
  • Let them fuse in the water so they take over the flavor. This should take about 5 minutes.
  • Then, serve in a mug or glass. You can drink it hot or at room temperature.

All cited sources were thoroughly reviewed by our team to ensure their quality, reliability, currency, and validity. The bibliography of this article was considered reliable and of academic or scientific accuracy.

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This text is provided for informational purposes only and does not replace consultation with a professional. If in doubt, consult your specialist.