Blood sugar control, cholesterol lowering, blood thinning, anti -emetic( anti nausea), anti-indigestion, anti-oxidant and detoxification booster! These are but some of the virtues attributed to ginger.
Via it’s impact on the body’s stress response, it also helps prevent blood vessel damage and development of heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke.
It’s safe to consume as food, even in combination with anti-clotting medication and is certainly a ‘must have’ preventative and treatment option to have more often than not!
How to add fresh ginger
Steep 1 piece of ginger the size of one digit of a grown man’s thumb in 250 – 500 ml of water for at least 5 minutes. Enjoy as is instead of tea/coffee.
Use a thermos flask or teapot. Add a piece of ginger the size of one digit of a grown man’s thumb sliced or grated and 500 ml of boiling water. Leave to stand for about 5 minutes and sip throughout the day. Use more ginger if you like. sweeten with a drop op honey if preferred.