Vegan Ginger Shot Recipe To Keep Your Immune System Strong

Vegan Ginger Shots


We know what you’re thinking. How can a shot be good for my immune system? Don’t worry they don’t contain alcohol. But they do contain a surprisingly powerful ingredient, ginger. Just continue reading and trust us when we say, that the vegan ginger shot is the perfect way to give your body that extra bit of protection all year around. 

Vegan Ginger Shot


When we’re being bombarded with one virus, another seems to pop up out of nowhere. It’s always the beginning of the dreaded flu season somewhere. If that’s not bad enough we’ve also had the recent misfortune of the pandemic to contend with. So if a ginger shot recipe can boost your immunity, what’s the harm in giving it a try?

Immune System

Your body is really the most amazing machine. It’s comprised of an intricate network that connects all the systems it houses together. The immune system helps protect our body from viruses like the variants of the common cold, flu and now the latest pandemic.

Yellow Ginger

Yellow ginger is considered a root vegetable. Have you ever tried yellow ginger? Did you know that it’s also a flowering plant that produces yellow flowers. The root vegetable itself is surprisingly easy to grow in most regions of the world but does best in warmer climates. So why not give it a go?

Health Benefits Of Ginger

Did you know that ginger has so a lot of health benefits?


Ginger contains anti-inflammatories which help to reduce inflammation in the body and it’s cells.


It has been known to reduce nausea in a number of situations including morning sickness.


It helps the movement of food through your gut.


Ginger is naturally antifungal & antibacterial. Which means that it can help prevent bacterial & fungal growth.

Period pain

Ginger helps to easy the pain of menstrual cramps.

Dry mouth

It stimulates saliva production to fight of dry mouth.


Ginger increases serotonin. Increased serotonin in the brain can help reduce inflammation and restrict blood vessels to ease the symptoms of a migraine. 

Blood sugar

Ginger can help lower your blood sugar levels if eaten regularly.


it’s a great way to reduce inflammation in the joints.


It reduces cholesterol levels in the blood.


Ginger contains antioxidants which help to prevent cell damage that could cause cancer.

Heart disease

It’s anti-inflammatory properties can help reduce the risk of strokes & heart attacks.

Weight loss

It helps you lose weight in two ways. Ginger stimulates digestion in the gut. This means food moves along the gut faster and exits the body faster. It also acts as an appetite suppressor, which helps you not to over eat.  

Muscle pain

This natural root vegetable can help reduce muscle pain.


It’s antibacterial properties help kill germs.


Ginger helps lower stress levels in the body.


When ginger is eaten or applied to the face (always consult your doctor before trying any home remedies) it can reduce acne with it’s antifungal, antioxidant and antibacterial properties that work together to reduce the affects of acne on skin.


Ginger has been known to help increase the sperm count in men.

Respiratory Infection

It reduces inflammation in the respiratory system.

Kidney Infection

It helps build healthy tissue in the kidneys. Ginger also lowers inflammation, reduces fibrosis and removes toxins in the kidneys.


It’s anti-inflammatory properties help relax the airways and reduce coughing.

Sore throat

The antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties in ginger help calm the throat. It can also decrease the risk of it even developing in the first place.

Cold and flu

Ginger is packed with antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, antibacterial, antifungal properties and so much more. These all aid the fight against colds and flu in different ways and help the body get back to its optimal health.


It helps to improve circulation of the blood around the body.


When applied topically to the skin it moisturizes the top layers.


Before we just give you this recipe let us just warn you that this shot is not exactly for the faint of heart. Some might even say that it’s actually quite spicy! So if you can’t handle the heat you may want to sit this one out.

Turmeric & Cayan Pepper Powder

Ingredients Break Down

Fresh Ginger – One whole ginger

Turmeric Powder – Half a teaspoon

Freshly Squeezed Lemon juice – One whole Lemon

Cayenne pepper – Half a teaspoon

Sea Salt – Half a teaspoon

Water – 100ml of water

The Benefits Of The Other Ingredients

Turmeric Powder – For thousands of years turmeric has been used to help fight infections in the body by reducing inflammation. Turmeric has the ability to reduce the length and severity of cold and flu symptoms, such as coughs. Did you know that it’s a powerful antioxidant? This means it can help the body fight of viruses.

Freshly Squeezed Lemon juice – Lemon is packed with vitamin C which provides a great defence against against viruses. Vitamin C naturally boosts the immune system and can stop virus symptoms from getting worse. 

Cayenne pepper – It helps increase blood circulation around the body. This speeds up the transport of the immune cells to areas that have been infected. Which means Cayenne pepper ultimately aids the body in fighting off disease at a faster rate.

Sea Salt – Drinking water with sea salt can help minimise the symptoms of a cold. This is all according to the research from scientists at The University of Edinburgh.

Water – Water will help hydrate the body and keep everything functioning like it should be. So when it’s time to fight off any nasty invaders the body is ready to go. It’s an essential ingredient to keep the body safe form disease. Did you know that the human body cannot even survive a week without water?

Vegan Ginger Shot Recipe

Step 1

Peel one fresh piece of ginger and cut it into a few small pieces. Then place it into a blender.


Step 2

Add half a teaspoon of Turmeric Powder to the ginger in the blender.

Step 3

Squeeze the contents of one fresh lemon into the blender.

Lemon Cut In Half

Step 4

Add half a teaspoon of Cayenne pepper into the blender.

Step 5

Next you will need half a teaspoon of Sea Salt to add to the mix.

Step 6

Last but not least you will need 100ml of water to add to the mixture. You can add less water if you want the shot to taste stronger or more water for a diluted version of the shot.

Step 7

Blend the ingredients until they come to a somewhat liquid like texture. At this point the vegan ginger shot should be chilled in the fridge and served cold. Depending on the size of the ginger you used, you should be able to get quit a few shots out of this quick and easy recipe. 

Vegan Ginger Immune System Booster Drink


Have you ever tried a vegan ginger shot? Will you be testing out this recipe? Let us know what you think of this recipe on the Caavakushi vegan forum. You can find more vegan ginger shot recipes on the Caavakushi vegan search engine. Tag us on Twitter or Instagram with pictures of your vegan ginger shots and we’ll retweet or repost your creations. We can’t wait to see your shots!

Vegan Ginger Shot Recipe To Keep Your Immune System Strong

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