Ginger is a good source of vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, & copper. Ginger reduces all symptoms of motion sickness including nausea, vomiting, & cold sweating. It contains very potent anti-inflammatory compounds believed to explain reductions in pain levels & improvements with osteo or rheumatoid arthritis. The active phytonutrients in ginger, kill ovarian cancer cells by inducing apoptosis & autophagocytosis. It improves absorption & assimilation of essential nutrients in the body.
Determined to keep the bugs at bay, I made this homemade cold & flu remedy. It's so so easy to make and keeps in the fridge for months. Each morning I simply add a couple of teaspoons to some warm water. It also makes a lovely soothing drink if you are suffering with a sore throat.