Ginger Root, used as an ancient remedy for upset stomach, indigestion, and motion sickness, is more than just any spice.
When used for motion sickness, I have found it to be every bit as effective as Gravol, without leaving me groggy, wanting to sleep the day away.
I discovered that every Cruise Ship Kitchen has fresh Ginger available for those who don’t have their sea legs.
Ginger is also a wonderful food additive. A little Ginger spice goes well with chicken or stir fry, makes a great, rich tasting cookie, and a zesty cup of tea.
To make the zesty cup of tea, I take a Tbsp. of fresh shredded Ginger, add to boiling water, and add a little honey. Sometimes I add juice from a real lemon. (great if you’re fighting a cold)
I think everyone agrees – there’s nothing like freshly home baked cookies.
My mother used to make this Ginger Cookie recipe.
Ginger has been used to cleanse the body of toxins. One way it will do this is by expelling toxins through the skin, so… if you find yourself breaking out in a light sweat after drinking your zesty tea, that’s a good thing.
If you are PMS-ing and have one of those headaches try a cup of Ginger tea. This has worked for me many a time. Add to that a neck and shoulder massage, and the chances are you will soon be feeling much better.
Some studies suggest that Ginger is effective as an alternative therapy for Osteoarthritis.
AND...Ginger is also used as an aphrodisiac. There’s more…
You might find these sites helpful (information includes recommended dosages and restrictions)
http://aafp.org (American Academy of Family Physicians)
disclaimer: The content on this post is meant for informational purposes only, and is not intended for use as official health consultation