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.
Natural herbal remedies using Ginger and Ginger tea
Ginger, the chunky root of a flowering plant, figures prominently in Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine. For more than two millenia, the root has also been used for medicinal purposes. When made into tea, ginger can be an effective temporary remedy for nausea and indigestion. You can buy standard ground ginger for tea in the spice aisle at any...
Ginger has been used for thousands of years to soothe tummy aches, nausea and indigestion. And according to the University of Maryland Medical Center, it has also history of use for "flu-like symptoms, headaches, and painful menstrual periods.” I like to keep this ginger syrup on hand during the cold winter months along with other syrups, tinctures and teas that support the immune system. Suggestions for delicious ways to use it are in the post!