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10 Health Benfits of Ginger

Ginger & Herb Rice

Cook basmati rice. When you take the lid off the pan, quickly stir in finely chopped garlic, ginger, green chillies and fresh cilantro leaves—the burst of flavor and fragrance will drive your senses crazy with desire!

Ginger In Your Juice

‘Grate’ idea: grate some ginger root and put it in your juicer, along with carrots and apples and a little lemon juice. Totally yummy, and of course, so good for you!

Gingery Dessert

Even a smidgen of grated ginger on your vanilla pana cotta or strawberry sorbet can wake up the flavor!

Ginger Balances  Your Doshas

If your Ayurvedic dosha is Vata (airy, restless) or Kapha (heavy, sluggish), ginger can be to your ailments what a hero is to the baddies. But if you are a naturally fiery Pitta type of person, go easy on the ginger. To understand your unique dosha personality, see a good ayurvedic physician.

A Book Starring Ginger

GINGER: COMMON SPICE & WONDER DRUG By Paul Schulick (Hohm Press, 2001)

The author brings out beautifully how ginger can save billions of dollars in medical treatment and save countless lives. A must-own manual for anyone who’s looking for natural ways to heal.

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Ginger: The Cook’s Best Medicine

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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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6:20AM PDT on May 20, 2015

Thanks

10:31PM PDT on Apr 26, 2015

Thank you

8:01AM PDT on Apr 24, 2015

Curious that they ignore the primary feature - it's delicious!

9:19PM PDT on Apr 8, 2015

love ginger

1:57AM PDT on Apr 6, 2015

When a neighbor had a bad cough and sore throat and other cold symptoms, I made him a Thermos full of ginger tea, to which I had added some other holistic healing herbs such as slippery elm (for the throat). He and his wife really enjoyed it and said it helped immensely. Ginger tea is my automatic response to having a cold or the flu.

5:51PM PDT on Mar 18, 2015

I'm right now sipping ginger tea :)
Thank you ,Shubhra Krishan !

6:56AM PDT on Mar 18, 2015

Thanks for sharing

4:38AM PDT on Mar 18, 2015

Thank you

5:37PM PDT on Mar 16, 2015

ginger is good for u thx

3:33PM PDT on Mar 16, 2015

Tea is very good if taken with a glass of hot milk

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