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Friday, December 28, 2012

32 Health Benefits Of Ginger

What a powerful herb! Ginger has been around for centuries. It is one of those herbs that everyone should have in their kitchen.  It is so potent and good for many different ailments and overall maintenance of optimal health. I love ginger. I always have some on hand. I make tea with it and use it in my gravies.


Now of course you know I cannot have a herb in my kitchen and not know what it's good for. Well I can but what good would that do. I need to know the power of the natural things that God has placed on the earth for man to thrive.  So I've done the research and now I'm sharing with you. See how much I love you? I'm saving you the time and hassle of searching for the information yourself.  LOL. So, without any further ado, here are the health benefits of ginger:

  1. May be used to stimulate blood flow to the extremities in cases of blood circulation problems
  2. Promotes perspiration
  3. Induces gastric secretions
  4. Useful for slow or difficult digestion
  5. Helpful with flatulence
  6. Aids in relieving colic
  7. Alleviates sore throat when used as a gargle
  8. Helps to alleviate menstrual cramps
  9. Useful for colds and flu
  10. Anti-inflammatory
  11. Good remedy for arthritis
  12. Reduces and regulates blood cholesterol
  13. Lowers blood pressure
  14. Helps prevent the formation of blood clots
  15. Excellent for morning sickness
  16. May help prevent strokes
  17. Could be used to prevent hardening of the arteries
  18. Is a blood thinner
  19. Reduces fevers
  20. Relieves vomiting
  21. Soothes the stomach and spleen
  22. Good for internal body cleansing
  23. Alkalizes the system
  24. Use in respiratory and lung/chest clearing combinations
  25. Kidney stimulant to increase kidney filtration
  26. Reduces migraine headaches
  27. Combats nausea caused by motion sickness
  28. Stops griping and cramping especially in the abdominal and intestinal area
  29. Arrests excessive menstrual flow
  30. Increases the flow of urine
  31. Beneficial during pregnancy
  32. Contains lots of minerals
Need I say more. Me! I'm not giving up ginger in my kitchen "papah". It's too good of a herb.
Jenn
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Sources
Little Herb Encyclopedia: The Handbook of Nature's Remedies for a Healthier Life
Amazing Power of Healing Plants

2 comments:

  1. My partner loves to add ginger to his juicer. I love how it smells, but that's about it. :)

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  2. I love the smell of ginger too and I love the ways it stings just a bit when I drink the tea.

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