Ginger is from the Zingiberaceae family. It is a flowering plant that is widely used as an edible spice and for its natural health remedies. Ginger grows indigenously in China, it eventually spread to Asia and West Africa, and was exported to Europe by Asia.
Ginger has a sweet spicy flavor and is often used in culinary dishes. This calming spice is also used to treat many conditions like reducing infections and as treatment for autoimmune diseases. Ginger root has many effective compounds such as shogaal and gingerol making it a beneficial natural medicine. It contains >1,8-cineole, 6-gingerol, 6-shogaol, 8-shogaol, acetic acid, alpha-linolenic acid, alpha-phellandrene, alpha-pinene, alpha-terpinene, alpha-terpineol, arginine, ascorbic acid, beta-bisolene, beta-carotene, beta-pinene, beta-sitosterol, boron, caffeic acid, camphor, capsaicin, chlorogenic acid, curcumene, gingerols, sesquiphellandrene, zingiberene, resins, starches, fats, proteins.
Natural ginger is up to 10,000 times more effective
How to Use Ginger
Ginger and Turmeric Tea: A Dynamic Pain-Fighting Duo
They are super healing anti-inflammatory foods that should be taking daily.
- 2 cups boiling water
- 1/4 tsp organic turmeric powder (find it here)
- ground cinnamon to taste
- 1 tsp ground ginger or 2 inches fresh ginger root
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- 1 tsp organic raw honey
- Add 2 cups of boiling water to your blender.
- Add turmeric (here), cinnamon, ginger and blend.
- Add raw honey, coconut oil or coconut milk. Enjoy