Lets get to the root of ginger………
A true superhero, Ginger (Zingiber Officinale) is a powerful herb with anti-inflammatory properties proven to remedy travel sickness, nausea, particularly in pregnancy and is used for wind, colic, irritable bowel, loss of appetite, chills, cold, flu, poor circulation, menstrual cramps, dyspepsia (bloating, heartburn, flatulence), indigestion and gastrointestinal problems.
Its potent anti-inflammatory properties ease painful joints in osteo and rheumatoid arthritis, fevers, headaches, toothaches, coughs, bronchitis and tendonitis. It can assist to lower cholesterol and blood-pressure and aid in preventing internal blood clots. Even more, the thermatic effect it has on the body when ingested means your metabolic rate can increase up to 20%
It’s versatility for food and drink is endless. It can be infused in herbal tea, blitzed in a smoothie, added to an Asian inspired stir fry or curry, sliced into a salad to add a fiery punch, baked, pickled or even brewed into beer. Whichever way you add it into your diet, this powerful superfood must not be overlooked.