Ginger – The Super Spice

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Ginger – The Super Spice

Haven’t started incorporating ginger into your daily routine yet? You may just want to. It touts many amazing health benefits you just can’t get from anything else.

Let’s take a look at what adding ginger to your regimen can do for your body.

Ginger can be used fresh, dried, powdered, as an oil, or juice.

Ginger can help your body fight off infection such as the flu or a cold. The moment you start to feel the sniffles coming on make yourself a cup of hot ginger tea or get out your juicer and juice some oranges (for the vitamin C) and toss in a ½” stem of ginger – it tastes amazing and gives your body a boost.

Ginger can help to clear your sinuses. If you are having sinus issues – think sushi restaurant. Both ginger and wasabi are amazing for sinus health. Along with that order some hot tea or if you are of age, some hot sake and it could just give you some relief you have been looking for.

Ginger is a natural aphrodisiac. Rev up your sex life with ginger along with ginseng these two taste great together and can really get your juices flowing.

Have cramps when menstruating? Ginger can help to lessen the intensity.

Motion sickness can be a thing of the past – grab a piece of fresh ginger and chew on it about 10 minutes prior to boarding the boat or getting in the car.

Why it works

Ginger contains a powerful medicinal substance called gingerol. Medicine, though these days thought of primarily as pharmaceutical, took root in plant-based medicine. Ginger belongs to the Zingiberaceae family. It is closely related to cardamom and turmeric, both of which are highly anti-inflammatory as well as an antioxidant.

Looking for more great health tips? Check back with us or come on in and see Dr. Jason Kaster, D.C. Chiropractor in Fort Myers, Fl.

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