Ginger has been used as a medicine in Asian, Indian, and
Arabic herbal traditions since ancient times. In China,
for example, ginger has been used to aid digestion and
treat stomach upset, diarrhea, and nausea for more than
2,000 years. Since ancient times, ginger has also been
used to help treat arthritis, colic, diarrhea, and heart
Ginger Root is considered one of the top 10 herbs by
Master Herbalists. That little root that you can buy in
almost any grocery store has many uses and has great
power to heal.
Nausea, Morning Sickness and Motion Sickness
Without the side effects of drugs Ginger Root will stop
nausea, morning sickness and motion sickness e.g., car,
sea, air. Ginger Root contains the amino acid
Tryptophane, which gives it the ability to be
tranquilizing to the central nervous system.
have used ginger numerous times for nausea when I had
cancer. As the toxins left my body I would take ginger
to alleviate any dizziness or nausea. I usually just
cut a piece of ginger root about the size of my thumb
and chew out the juice and swallow it then throw out the
pulp. Many times I would mince up the ginger with a
knife and make a tea with a small amount of honey,
delicious! Do not use ginger candy it is weak for this
Other Natural Uses for Ginger
Research conducted at Cornell University Medical College
has found that Ginger may help prevent strokes and
hardening of the arteries. This active ingredient in
Ginger, Gingerol, is proven effective in preventing
recurrences of so-called 'little strokes'. Gingerol
inhibits an enzyme that causes cells to clot.
Aspirin has been currently lauded for its blood thinning
properties but aspirin has side effects such as causing
stomach and intestinal ulcers. Aspirin and the other
similar over counter drugs are responsible for the
deaths of over 7000 Americans each year. Ginger thins
the blood and lowers blood cholesterol. It is known to
work to reduce fevers. It can be used to relieve
vomiting and to soothe the stomach and spleen in the
process. Ginger can help to relieve headaches, and
aches and pains caused by poisons because of its ability
to detoxify. Ginger Root is a helpful herb for the
Ginger Root is very good at stopping intestinal gas.
Ginger Root lowers serum cholesterol levels. Ginger
Root can kill vaginal trichomonads, (parasitic
protozoan) which inhabit the vagina and urethra of
women, if used as a douche.
easy and effective way to use Ginger Root is to cut off
about a ' inch slice, mince it, put into a cup add
boiling water, let steep for three minutes and drink it
as a tea.
This basic formula goes back to medieval Europe and the
plagues. It is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that will
destroy both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
It is also a potent anti-viral and anti-fungal formula
as well as increasing blood circulation to every cell.
Equal Parts of:
Garlic Cloves, Ginger, Horseradish Root, White Onions,
and Cayenne Peppers (the hottest, i.e. Habanero,
African Bird, or Scotch Bonnets, etc.).
a blender with 1/3 unfiltered apple cider vinegar, 2/3
grain alcohol. Put the blender on high and turn the
mixture into a smoothie. Use some right away if you
need to; place the rest into canning jars, keep in cool
dark place, shake once a day.
1 ounce, two or more times daily, gargle and swallow.
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