Ginger Cleanse

Later Life Lady

  • thought of as a root, ginger is actually the underground stem, or rhizome, of the ginger plant.
  • Used both as a culinary spice and an herbal medicine
  • an effective antidote to queasiness, thanks to its content of two types of essential oils—gingerols and shogaols—thought to help quell nausea.
  • activates saliva flow and digestive activity, settling stomach disturbances and aiding digestion.
  • a time-honored remedy for morning sickness.
  • Research has shown that ginger performs better than dimenhydrinate, the main ingredient in motion-sickness medicines like Dramamine
  • Preliminary studies suggest that ginger can be useful in keeping cholesterol levels under control.
  • ginger helps kill the influenza virus
  • helps the immune system fight infection.
  • may also lower blood pressure
  • may help ease arthritis with its anti-inflammatory properties.
  • In a study undertaken at the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of Miami, ginger extract significantly reduced pain in all 124 patients with osteoarthritis of…

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