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The Joys of Ginger

Ginger is one very powerful spice. It contains over 25 different antioxidants – making it very effective at fighting free radicals. This super spice is commonly used to treat various types of stomach problems, like motion sickness, morning sickness, colic, upset stomach, gas, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, nausea caused by cancer treatment or by HIV/AIDS treatment, nausea and vomiting after surgery as well as loss of appetite.

In fact, ginger is more effective than Dramamine, one of the most used drugs for motion sickness.

Ginger has antiviral properties as well, so it is also use to remedy sore throats from colds and flu, coughs and is an effective expectorant.

Try this…

For a soothing tonic when sick drink tea made with hot water simmered with a few slices of ginger and a small amount of honey and lemon.

Other uses of ginger because it has such strong anti-inflammatory; it helps reduce pain and swelling of arthritis and muscle aches. It also fights cancer, reduces cholesterol and prevents blood clots that lead to strokes or heart disease.

Amazing right?

For some, they pour the fresh juice of ginger on their skin to treat burns. The oil made from ginger is sometimes applied to the skin to relieve pain and ginger extract is used to prevent insect bites.

Ginger is not only a super-spice that protects the body but it’s used as a flavoring agent as well in foods and beverages J

There are many other super-spice out there – turmeric, cinnamon and ginger, the 3 most powerful. You can even take them in a capsule form.

So spice up your life and enjoy their health benefits!

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