This ginger ale recipe will back the above information.
Ginger Ale: Boil 2 cups of water and add 1 finely chopped ginger to it. Simmer this mix for 5 minutes. Take it off the heat, strain and mix ginger juice and sparkling water in a 1:3 ratio. Use a desired amount of raw honey, stevia or lemon juice to sweeten, add a few ice cubes and enjoy.