The Healing Power of Ginger

Did you know that adding a little bit of ginger to your morning routine can help you get energized, feel warmer and improve your digestion?

That’s just a taste of the many healing benefits of ginger. Check out 7 more and how to easily add it to your daily routine.

Ginger is a light brown root. It is rich in vitamin C, magnesium and other minerals. Its many healing benefits make it a must-have in your kitchen. It has been proven to:

  1. Relieve nausea
    You can drink a ginger tea to prevent nausea associated with motion sickness or other conditions.
  2. Improve stomach performance
    Ginger not only helps digestion,  but also helps prevent bloating and reduces appetite.
  3. Reduce Inflammation
    It makes a great home remedy for muscle and joint problems.
  4. Relieve respiratory issues
    Ginger can help relieve congestion related to the common cold and seasonal allergies.
  5. Ease menstrual discomfort
    In addition to drinking a ginger tea, you can also soak a towel in the warm ginger tea and apply it to your lower abdomen to relieve cramping.
  6. Strengthen immunity
    Its high levels of antioxidants make ginger a great immunity builder.
  7. Increase fertility
    Studies have shown that regular intake of ginger by men can increase sperm count and help with erectile dysfunction.

If you have a blood disorder, hypertension, gallstones or are pregnant/breastfeeding, ask your doctor before incorporating any ginger in your diet.


Wakaya ginger powder for homemade tea.

How to find and use it:
Organic ginger root is easy to find at the grocery store. You can also buy organic ginger powder online.

You can add the ginger easily to your diet by making your own ginger tea or adding ginger to your green tea. You can also add it to your foods, like oatmeal or stir-fry.  I  know of many yogis that add it to their green juice to add a warming quality to it.


Brenda J

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