Alternative Treatments Ginger Ale Recipe Share Pin Email Jamie Grill/Tetra Images / Getty Images Alternative Treatments Diet Plans and Superfoods Healthy Recipes Colon Cleanses Juice Fasting Basics Home Remedies Cancer Weight Loss Skin Conditions Dietary Supplements Tips and Wellness Tools Remedies by Condition Massage Therapy Detox and Cleanses Supplements Index Herbal Medicine Natural Therapies Aromatherapy and Essential Oils A-Z Natural Remedies View All By Cathy Wong, ND Updated June 24, 2016 Prep Time35 min Cook Time5 min Total Time40 min Yield4 servings Ginger is a home remedy that is sometimes used for nausea and motion sickness. Use this recipe for homemade ginger ale instead of buying it in the store to make sure you're getting real ginger for maximum benefits. Ingredients 1 cup peeled, thinly sliced ginger 3 cups water 1 cup sugar 2 cups club soda 1 teaspoon lime juice Preparation In a covered saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Add the ginger pieces and sugar and cover. Reduce the heat and allow it to simmer for five minutes.Remove from heat and allow it to sit for 20 minutes.Strain the mixture and set aside the liquid. Once it has reached room temperature, cool it in the fridge. Although you don’t need the ginger pieces anymore, you can keep them to make crystallized ginger. Mix the ginger-sugar water with two cups of cold club soda. Add the lime juice. Stir and serve.Makes four servings.Variation: If you do not want to use sugar in this recipe, boil the ginger in water without adding the sugar. After it has cooled, sweeten to taste with stevia or another sugar substitute.Disclaimer: The information contained on this site is intended for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for advice, diagnosis or treatment by a licensed physician. It is not meant to cover all possible precautions, drug interactions, circumstances or adverse effects. You should seek prompt medical care for any health issues and consult your doctor before using alternative medicine or making a change to your regimen. Continue Reading Up Next Up Next Article The Simple Ginger Tea That Soothes Indigestion Up Next Recipe How to Make Cinnamon Tea Up Next Article Ginger for Health - What Should I Know About It? Up Next Article Can Ginger Really Relieve Your Nausea?