Organic Ginger 140g Thailand
Highlights: Ginger (Zingiber officinale) 生姜 Shēng jiāng is thought to have originated in S. E. Asia and while commonly used in Asian cooking, it is also used extensively in traditional medicine in the region. From a TCM perspective it is a mild, warming spice which dispels cold and supports the lung, spleen and stomach meridians.
It acts as a natural anti-inflammatory strengthening the immune system, improving acid reflux and digestion and reducing nausea, muscle pain and osteoarthritis. The active components of ginger, 6-gingerol and 6-shogaol have a cytotoxic effect on gastrointestinal cancer cells. Gingerol also helps to reduce LDL cholesterol & triglycerides & may protect against age-related brain damage.
Ginger water may be made by pouring boiling water over thinly sliced organic ginger and allowing it to steep for at least 10 mins. Lemon juice and/or honey may be added and fresh mint leaves. This mixture helps to relieve nausea including that experienced as morning sickness during pregnancy.
Drinking a glass of this ginger water on a daily basis can help strengthen the digestive system and prevent indigestion, nausea, and heartburn.
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