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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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Sweet Potato Cheesecake with Ginger Pecan Crust

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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6:14PM PDT on Jul 30, 2015

i will like to try those recipes

7:24AM PDT on Jul 28, 2015

Thank you

2:56AM PDT on Jul 27, 2015

I grate a small knob of ginger, place in a cup with a green or black tea bag, add boiling water, let steep,
the longer the stronger the ginger flavour, then strain and add lemon juice. I don't care for sweeteners, but I'm sure it would be nice with honey or sugar for those who like sweet tea. It's good hot or cold.

1:21AM PDT on Jul 27, 2015

Love the taste of ginger, added to its health benefits it's definitely something everyone should have in their kitchen. :)

2:34PM PDT on Jul 26, 2015

Ginger tea and homemade ginger ale are simply amazing! Thank you for an interesting article! In gassho❤️🙏🏻

11:05AM PDT on Jul 25, 2015

Thanks for sharing.

7:55PM PDT on Jul 23, 2015

good for so many things!

7:51PM PDT on Jul 23, 2015

candied ginger, yum

9:09PM PDT on Jul 22, 2015

noted

2:35AM PDT on Jun 28, 2015

Never judge just by appearance

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