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Grow your own ginger for free: Natural medicine that's delicious too!

3/17/2015 - According to numerous studies, ginger possesses many therapeutic properties. It's most widely known for its ability to alleviate symptoms of gastrointestinal distress, including seasickness. A study released in 2007 revealed that ginger actually treats symptoms experienced in conditions like motion...

Ginger can treat stomach issues, boost immunity and more

12/15/2014 - Few herbs have received as much praise throughout history as ginger, the rhizome of the Zingiber officinale plant. Testimonials of ginger's significant medicinal properties have been recorded as far back as ancient Greece, though it was also mentioned in the ancient literature of Europe, Asia and the...

Three super immune-boosting herbs

12/8/2014 - Life on Earth is a stressful endeavor for all living things. This stress provides an adaptive stimulus for plant and animal life to become stronger and more resilient. Certain herbs have adapted over centuries to have incredible immune-enhancing properties. Garlic, oregano and ginger are a few powerful...

Three ways to quickly remedy constipation and maintain bowel regularity

11/19/2014 - A variety of health issues can arise from bowel irregularity; for this reason, it's best to regularly evacuate the colon. The accumulation of fecal matter in the bowel creates an ideal environment for parasites and bacteria to proliferate. This can create or further exacerbate bowel issues such as diarrhea,...

Natural Remedies for Migraines

11/19/2014 - There is s strong belief in the natural health community of one disease, one cause. In other words, the body, if cleansed of toxins and given proper nutrition, will heal itself. All disease begins at a cellular level. There is also a consensus that health starts in the gut. Four things are known about...

Top 5 kitchen items for home remedies & natural medicine

10/22/2014 - I remember the days when my medicine cabinet was filled with over the counter drugs along with prescription medications. Those days are gone. These are the top 5 kitchen items my family uses for first aid and health care. Apple cider vinegarGarlicCoconut oilAloe VeraGinger

Apple Cider Vinegar

Raw,...

Five amazing health benefits of ginger

8/20/2014 - Ginger is an herb that is often used to season foods. It is popularly used in Asian cooking, as well as in stir fries. The root of the ginger plant is firm, pungent and spicy. The color of ginger root can vary from yellow or white to red. The time it is harvested determines whether it has a thick or...

Three herbal teas that can aid digestion and treat stomach problems

7/16/2014 - According to the American Nutrition Association, over 70 million people across the United States regularly suffer from heartburn, acid reflux, irritable bowel syndrome, abdominal pain, bloating and other gastrointestinal problems. (1) Many of these problems are linked to food sensitivities (especially...

Ginger reduces chronic inflammation, pain and migraines, helps digestion, diabetes and more

5/22/2014 2:33:04 AM - According MedlinePlus, taking 1 gram of ginger before surgery may help reduce nausea and vomiting post-surgery. Widely known for its ability to reduce nausea and vomiting, ginger has many more uses than one may think. In China, ginger has been used for over 2,000 years to help treat nausea, stomach...

Natural cold and flu remedies can be found in your kitchen cabinets

11/13/2013 - There are no known cures for the common cold; however, your kitchen cabinets are likely stocked with many ingredients that can help relieve symptoms and speed up recovery. LEMONS: Lemons can be used to soothe sore throats, cleanse blood and loosen mucus in the sinuses or throat. A healing lemonade...

Treating hair problems with ginger

9/22/2013 - Ginger is historically considered one of nature's true wonders. Other than being a very delectable spice, it is known to have a long list of health benefits. It is used to treat conditions ranging from nausea to heart problems. But not a lot of people know that ginger can actually be used as a form...

Ultimate brain food - Increase memory, reduce the risk of Alzheimer's and protect against multiple sclerosis with ginger

9/17/2013 - Ginger root is a well-recognized health marvel, mending everything from inflammation to cancer to diabetes. But did you know that it can also improve brain function? In our demanding world, acute cognitive ability is essential. Fortunately, ginger is an outstanding ally in the quest for enhanced memory...

Ginger may protect the brain from MSG toxicity, says fascinating research

9/11/2013 10:32:58 AM - For thousands of years, ginger has been hailed as a superfood for its healing properties that aid every system of the body. The oils that ginger contains are antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal, and ginger has even been found to inhibit cancer growth. Now a study has actually proven that ginger...

Health benefits of cinnamon and ginger

7/16/2013 - Ginger and cinnamon are regarded and used as spices and herbs to make meals more flavorful. But they are also found to be rich in medicinal properties. Among the many benefits of cinnamon and ginger include aid in digestion, anti-viral properties, toothache relief, diabetes prevention, cold, flu, and...

Ginger is definitely your friend when it comes to health matters

6/10/2013 - Ginger, botanically known as zingiber officinale, is native to South East Asia and it is quite appreciated for the aromatic and pungent flavor it adds to meals. The ginger rhizome is covered with a brownish skin and its flesh varies between yellow, white and red colors, depending on the kind. There...

Ginger for type 2 diabetics: This power herb is scientifically proven to increase insulin sensitivity

4/16/2013 11:40:23 PM - Ginger may help increase insulin sensitivity in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to the findings of a recent study conducted by researchers from the Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in Iran and published in the International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. Type 2 diabetes occurs...

Reduce your cancer risk - especially colorectal - by eating more ginger

1/31/2013 9:28:28 PM - Ginger is one of Ayurveda's favorite medicinal and tonic herbs, and it has emerged also as a culinary favorite lately. There has been considerable clinical testing by modern Western medicine that shows ginger's anti-inflammatory effects. Now, there's been a small trial that points to ginger's capacity...

Brew up a wealth of healthful benefit with chai tea

12/12/2012 - Next time you are savoring a creamy cup of Indian chai tea, here's something to ponder: The characteristic spicy flavor is also what makes chai outrageously healthy. Cinnamon, ginger, clove, anise and black tea are superfoods in their own right and should be enjoyed often. What better way than in a...

Ginger root is a miracle cure for prostate cancer

12/5/2012 - Prostate cancer is one of the most over-treated cancers out there. By 50 years of age, about 40 percent of all men already have prostate cancer and likely will never know it. But it will not kill them either - unless they are screened for it and then treated with Big Pharma protocols. Then things take...

Six reasons to never leave home without ginger

10/15/2012 9:57:00 PM - The amazing abilities of the ginger plant to promote vibrant health and prevent disease cannot be overstated, especially because of how easy it is to consume both ginger root and leaves on a daily basis in the form of capsules, tea, extract, soft chews, and even slices or pieces added to various foods....

Research shows ginger selectively kills breast cancer cells

10/11/2012 - Ginger extract may turn out to be more effective at fighting breast cancer than any drug currently on the market - so suggest the findings of a new study conducted by researchers from the Biological Sciences Department, Faculty of Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, and published in the...

Seven ways that taking ginger can spice up your health

8/22/2012 4:34:47 PM - Cultivated and used medicinally for thousands of years all around the world, ginger root is a powerful medicinal herb that offers a variety of unique health benefits. When taken regularly in therapeutic doses, ginger root can effectively cure nausea; promote healthy digestion; boost immunity; treat...

Medicinal herb ginger helps protect against the effect of chemical parabens

5/22/2012 - Traditional healers often use ginger to treat ailments ranging from nausea to arthritis pain. Recent studies highlight another use for ginger, the amelioration of the impact of parabens, a chemical widely used in the food and beverage industry and as a preservative in personal care products, drugs,...

The super herbal power of ginger

4/15/2012 - Superfoods are foods and herbs that have a unique concentration of nutrients that synergize together to boost potential. These foods are typically loaded with a combination of critical fatty acids, anti-oxidant phytonutrients and essential amino acids. Ginger is a superfood herb that has been used in...

Bye bye Coumadin, so long Plavix - Say hello to five natural blood thinners that protect against strokes and blood clots

4/4/2012 - The November 2011 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine reports that most emergency hospital visits for the elderly are caused by side effects and overdosing from taking blood thinners to prevent strokes and blood clots. Conventional doctors wait until you're at risk of a stroke or have had...

Ginger root eases nausea and vomiting

2/11/2012 - Ginger root is a favorite among herbalists, used in a variety of situations. The spicy root, or rhizome, of the ginger plant can either be eaten raw, powdered, made into tea, juiced, tinctured, or even candied. One of the most common uses for ginger root is for nausea and vomiting. Placebo-controlled,...

Top 5 best herbs for treating the flu

2/2/2012 - There are no known cures for the common flu but there are many natural flu remedies that are highly effective at easing flu symptoms and reducing the duration of the illness (http://www.naturalnews.com/026156.html). Certain herbs have been used as natural flu remedies for generations and can provide...

Ginger root reduces digestive inflammation markers to lower colon cancer risk

10/31/2011 - Since ancient times, ginger has a long tradition of being very effective in alleviating symptoms of gastrointestinal distress. Modern scientific research has revealed that ginger possesses numerous therapeutic properties including antioxidant effects, an ability to inhibit the formation of inflammatory...

Ginger root supplements may prevent colon cancer

10/19/2011 - Ginger has been used as a natural treatment for a host of illnesses -- especially gastrointestinal problems -- for thousands of years in ancient healing traditions including Ayurvedic medicine, ancient Chinese medicine and western folklore, too. In fact, countless grandmas have recommended ginger ale...

Ginger is an amazing wide spectrum tonic and remedy

9/13/2011 - Ginger root is more than a zesty culinary spice. It's both a general tonic and specific medicinal herb. Ginger is actually the rhizome or horizontal "creeping root" of the Zingiber officinale plant, which belongs to the same family as turmeric and cardamom. Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine has used ginger...

Clinical trials underscore the merits of ginger for gestational nausea and vomiting

7/12/2011 - Nausea and vomiting or "morning sickness" is a very common complication of pregnancy, affecting over 70% of pregnant women. Morning sickness starts early and tends to persist through the 14-16th week of pregnancy. While there are many theories of what causes morning sickness, the treatments are well...

Cinnamon, ginger and apple cider vinegar are great natural heartburn remedies

2/21/2011 - The terms heartburn, acid reflux, and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) describe a chronic condition that is both painful and expensive - costing our economy as much as $10 billion annually in medical care costs and lost productivity. Standard interventions of medication and surgery also include...

Ginger, cinnamon and cloves have health benefits

2/17/2011 - Spices and herbs, like ginger and cinnamon, are used to flavor herbs but also have medicinal properties. Spices add health benefits to food dishes as well with adding good taste. Used for centuries and valued in ancient societies, ginger, cloves and cinnamon bring flavor and good health to the dinner...

Cinnamon, Ginger and Onions Strongly Protect Us from Colds and Flu

11/8/2010 - In the fall as the weather gets cooler ailments tend to affect our Lungs in the form of coughs, sinus issues, colds and flu. In Traditional Chinese Medicine autumn relates to the metal element which corresponds to the Lungs. The taste that strengthens the Lungs is pungent: the spicy flavor of foods...

Ginger effectively relieves even severe muscle pain, new research shows

10/8/2010 - Forget the aspirin and Big Pharma pills for your muscle pain. According to a new study just reported in the Journal of Pain, published by the American Pain Society, daily doses of raw or heat-treated ginger effectively relieve muscle aches and discomfort -- and that includes even severe pain following...

You Can Spice Up Your Life with Versatile Ginger

10/3/2010 - Ginger is a warming spice and its strong taste and stimulating effect on the body makes it an effective medicinal spice. It has been used to treat yellow-fever and malaria, and Chinese sailors chewed ginger root for seasickness thousands of years ago. Vertigo and motion sickness responded better to...

Maintain Your Health with Ginger

7/25/2009 - Ginger has been cultivated and taken as a medicinal by numerous cultures for thousands of years to address symptoms such as upset stomach or nausea, to expel cold from the body and to stop a cough. In addition, recent studies have confirmed and expanded our understanding of this herb's healing abilities,...

Find Health and Healing Properties in Ginger

7/17/2009 - Ginger has long been used as a natural healing agent by Asian and other cultures. Ginger, a rhizome, is especially helpful in treating digestive issues such as nausea and diarrhea. Other medicinal uses of ginger include inflammation, heart conditions, arthritis, colic, and headaches. Many studies have...

Ginger Reduces Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy and Relieves Menstrual Pain

4/2/2009 - Ginger, that aromatic root that has livened up food for centuries, is a treasure chest of health benefits that keep bodies lively too. Recent research has found ginger to be effective for reducing the nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy, and the pain associated with menstruation. It has also...

Choose Nature Instead of Prozac for PMS and PMDD

7/2/2008 - Thanks to a recent question in the Ask Tony Isaacs Curezone forum, I discovered that it appears to be common to prescribe the dangerous drug Prozac for PMS -- at least in the United States, that is. Not only that, but it is evidently often prescribed not by the Psychiatrists who successfully lobbied...

How to Beat and Prevent the Avian Flu and Other Influenzas

4/23/2008 - Are you worried about the possible outbreak of the Avian Flu among humans? Perhaps you should be! I hope that all of the publicity about the Bird Flu proves to be a false alarm, as well as the theories that it may be a deliberately engineered flu, but I have to tell you that from what I have learned...

Ginger causes ovarian cancer cells to die, U-M researchers find (press release)

7/18/2006 - Ginger is known to ease nausea and control inflammation. But researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center are investigating a new use for this age-old remedy: treating ovarian cancer. In laboratory studies, researchers found ginger caused ovarian cancer cells...

Ginger inhibits colon cancer, says research

12/11/2003 3:19:10 PM - Ginger is one of several powerful healing foods that exhibit strong, well documented effects on the human body. In this case, it's being shown to inhibit the growth of colorectal cancer cells. Eat a little ginger with each meal, and your risk of developing colon cancer drop significantly. But you can...

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