Ginger is amazing its a..
Antiemetic – treats feelings of nausea
Antiviral – helps combat the common cold
Anti-inflammatory – many arthritis sufferers use ginger to help ease aches and pains
Antihistamine – helpful in the treatment of allergies
Antispasmodic – used to calm upset stomachs and provide relief from bloating, gas and diarrhoea
Anxiolytic – ginger may bind to receptors in the brain helping to reduce anxiety.
It also lowers cholesterol levels and helps prevent blood clot formation.
Add some ginger to your meals or drinks, fresh ginger keeps well in the freezer then just grate it off as you need it. Once its been frozen its really easy to just scrape the skin off.
Try this hot ginger friction rub! it’s great way to warm up on a cold day. This rub stimulates the circulation and soften the skin.
15g fresh grated ginger or dried ground ginger
3 teaspoons almond oil
2 teaspoons witch hazel
Steep the ginger in boiling water for approximately 20 minutes. Then mix 3-4 teaspoons of the ginger water with the almond oil and witch hazel. Massage directly onto wet skin while bathing, using a loofah or coarse cloth or brush.