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10 Health Benfits of Ginger

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10 Health Benfits of Ginger

Ayurveda gives ginger the status of a virtual medicine chest. That’s because this wonder spice has time-tested digestion-friendly properties, in addition to its numerous other health benefits.

In India, we use ginger liberally in our daily life. Ginger-spiked chai is a household favorite, and it’s grandma’s antidote of choice for battling cold and flu.

On millions of dining tables in India, you’ll see matchsticks of fresh ginger that have turned a soft pink from being soaked in lemon juice and salt: a zingy accompaniment to our favorite dinner, dal-chawal.

Letís give this knobbly root a closer look.

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Shubhra Krishan

Writer, editor and journalist Shubhra Krishan is the author of Essential Ayurveda: What it is and what it can do for you (New World Library, 2003), Radiant Body, Restful Mind: A Woman's book of comfort (New World Library, 2004), and The 9 to 5 Yogi: How to feel like a sage while working like a dog (Hay House India, 2011).

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4:31AM PST on Nov 16, 2014

Thanks

3:41AM PST on Nov 15, 2014

Don't judge anything just by their appearance

1:02AM PST on Nov 12, 2014

Thanks for sharing

10:40AM PST on Nov 5, 2014

TY. Love using Ginger, especially Ginger Wine!

8:00AM PST on Nov 3, 2014

Love this in salad dressing.

11:05AM PDT on Oct 18, 2014

Slice coin size pieces of fresh ginger, put on soles of feet w/socks over, sleep or rest OR put the slices in a left over hose/nylon "foot", tie, and place in a nice hot bath soak.

11:24PM PDT on Oct 2, 2014

thank you

8:38AM PDT on Sep 29, 2014

ginger is also excellent to boost immune function!

12:38PM PDT on Sep 22, 2014

Love ginger in solid or liquid form!

4:56AM PDT on Sep 20, 2014

you can check that aweome thread about ginger from here فوائد الزنجبيل

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