Ginger Root: Digestive Aid

Ginger Root: Digestive Aid


Ginger root is aromatic and bitter.

The aromatic compounds:

  • Increase the production of digestive fluids and enzymes to treat
    • nausea
    • motion sickness
    • vomiting
    • indigestion
    • flatulence
    • diarrhea
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Lower blood sugar
  • Lower serum cholesterol.

The bitter compounds:

  • Relax smooth muscles to
    • reduce muscle spasms
    • dilate blood vessels
    • Increase blood circulation to treat
      • cold hands and feet

Ginger is an excellent herbal source of trace minerals especially silicon, magnesium and manganese.

It is also used to treat colds, coughs, fever and chronic bronchitis.

It is a good ally with any breathing program.

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