A common herb in the back of your kitchen cupboard, but jam packed with kick ass health benefits. Some you will know well, some you may not, so read on and find out why ginger is now part of our new range…
Sickness: Nauseas? Travel sickness? Morning sickness? If you said yes then ginger is the answer to your prayers as it has historically been used to treat sickness, whilst also helping to relieve symptoms associate with severe sickness, including dizziness, vomiting and cold sweats. It is also prescribed by us to alleviate discomfort & pain in the stomach, as ginger is an potent carminative – a substance that promotes the elimination of excessive gas from the digestive system and soothes the intestinal tract.
Colds: Got a cold or fever? Then ginger is your hero again, due to is being a diaphoretic. This means that when you are feeling bunged up and stuffy, ginger will warm you up from the inside, whilst also stimulating perspiration to help lower your body temperature when you are feverish.
Anti-inflammatory: Another secret surprise of ginger? It is one hell of an anti-inflammatory thanks to the compounds called gingerols. It’s these agents that are believed to be the reason behind why people with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis experience less pain and mobility improvements when they take ginger daily.