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Ginger is Better than Drugs for Pain, says Study

Ginger has been used medicinally for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine in India as a natural anti-inflammatory food.

 

How to Reap the Anti-Pain Benefits of Ginger (adapted from Arthritis-Proof):

-Add chopped, fresh ginger to soups, stews, stir-fries, and other recipes.  Ginger is delicious in many savory and sweet dishes alike.

-Add fresh ginger to a juicer while making juices.  It combines well with many other vegetables and fruits, such as carrots or apple.

-Ginger capsules (Zingiber officinale) are available for supplementation.  Follow package directions.

-Chopped, fresh ginger can be added to water and boiled in a pot for 45 minutes to an hour. Drink warm or with ice, as a tea.  Add a few drops of stevia to sweeten (stevia is a naturally-sweet herb).

-Ginger is available in alcohol tincture form.  A typical dose is 30 drops three times daily.  Avoid the alcohol extract if you are an alcoholic, suffering from liver disease, or diabetic.

Medicine never tasted so good.

Recommended reading:  Arthritis-Proof.

I’d love to hear your ideas on how to use ginger.

 

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11:48PM PDT on Mar 8, 2015

I wanted to learn something different and this blog is really like my all needs.
Education Library

9:32AM PST on Feb 2, 2015

Green tea with ginger root, honey and lemon is great =)
Thank You for sharing

8:07AM PST on Feb 2, 2015

Ty

8:07AM PST on Feb 2, 2015

Ty

3:43PM PST on Feb 1, 2015

Thank you.

5:12PM PST on Jan 12, 2015

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5:13PM PST on Nov 11, 2014

great , thanks for knowledge
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ikanbakar

12:43AM PDT on Oct 10, 2014

The ginger reallly assist to remove your pain as compared to drugs
Stair Lifts Doctor

11:12PM PDT on Aug 30, 2014

I've always used ginger for stomach issues and nausea...never for pain..will have to try for that.

12:12PM PDT on Aug 30, 2014

It´s true !!!

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