Ginger

Anti-motion sickness • Anti-nausea

 
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Ginger
Ginger is a tropical plant. The ginger root is used as a popular kitchen spice and as a condiment and flavouring. Also used as a folk remedy. Ginger tea is used to promote cleansing of the body through perspiration and is a good appetite stimulator. Ginger has been used for more than 2,500 years in China as medicine (and also as cooking). Ginger is a most effective remedy (and preventive) for nausea, dizziness and motion sickness.

Other findings suggested that ginger may help to reduce joint pain as well as improve mobility for rheumatoid sufferers. Substances in ginger also act against cold-causing rhinovirus.

Functions / Benefits
Anti-motion sickness.
Anti-nausea.
Antispasmodic.
Carminative (cures flatulence) – helps with abdominal discomfort due to ‘gas’.
Gentle circulatory stimulant - It has been reported that ginger (topically applied) helps in the treatment of burns, and may also have antibacterial properties.
Sooths sore throat - Gargling with a ginger decoction may improve a sore throat.
Warming.

Indications
Nausea.
Travel/motion sickness.
Loss of appetite.
Poor digestion.
Hiccups.
Chills.
Period pains.

Contraindications
Pregnant women should not take ginger in large amounts because it may cause uterine contractions.
People on diabetes medication, heart disease medication, or blood-thinning drugs should also avoid ginger.

Method & Dose
10 drops of tincture in any herb tea or mixed with some honey on a spoon.

Add a few slices together with a tea bag to boiling water in a cup and infuse for 10-15 minutes. Great for chills and those cold wintery evenings.

   
     

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