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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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3:27AM PST on Dec 25, 2014

the nature is amazing...

1:52PM PST on Dec 21, 2014

Thanks

6:19AM PST on Dec 21, 2014

Thank you. Ginger is wonderful!

4:49PM PST on Dec 16, 2014

ginger tea is wonderful

12:34AM PST on Dec 15, 2014

Ty

12:33AM PST on Dec 15, 2014

Ty

12:33AM PST on Dec 15, 2014

Ty

12:32AM PST on Dec 15, 2014

Ty

2:14AM PST on Dec 9, 2014

My great Aunty Bessie always drank ginger wine every night before bed time and she always said it was the key to a long life...She was 101 when she passed away. Nana My grandmother and Auntie Bessie's sister always told us eating preserved ginger was a health enhancer and was very good for you. So every Christmas Nana got chocolate coated preserved ginger and plain preserved ginger and she would eat a few pieces every day. She didn't live as long as her sister but a car accident was reason for that. But try as I might, I have never been able to have the same love affair with preserved ginger don't mind a drop of ginger wine when I can afford it.
Fig jam made with ginger is very nice has a sweet kick but figs are hard to come by. I will endeavour to try some of the many other uses listed because they sound useful and noteworthy.

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11:40AM PST on Dec 7, 2014

good to remember

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