7 Reasons Why You Need Ginger in Your Diet

Ginger. 5,000 years of healing, and still going strong. (CHINA GAZE)
Ginger. 5,000 years of healing, and still going strong. (CHINA GAZE)

Ginger is one the world’s most potent disease fighting spices and has been used to cure all sorts of health problems for over 3,000 years.

Here’s our top 7 list of ginger’s most powerful health benefits:

  1. Helps to stimulate mucus, which can aid in suppressing coughs and helping reduce that scratchy feeling in your throat.
  2. Helps to treat nausea, like motion or sea sickness, and can also help reduce chemotherapy nausea.
  3. Has anti-inflammatory benefits that help with arthritis and other muscle disorders.
  4. Enhances mood and provides stress relief.
  5.  Helps reduce pain from migraine headaches.
  6.  Lowers cholesterol levels and stops formation of blood clots.
  7. Helps digestion and prevents stomach cramps.

An easy start to adding ginger to your diet is to make some ginger tea. It’s so simple: just steep five slices of fresh ginger in hot water. Drink and enjoy the flavor and the benefits!

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