Ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.) is the member of family Zingiberaceae, locally known as Adrak or Ada in India. This plant is small, rhizomatous, erect and perennial. It is cultivated commercially for edible rhizomes in many parts of India and it has been part of various medicine systems across the world for time immemorial.
When seasonal allergies strike they can bring with them a host of nasty symptoms including itchy and watery eyes, sneezing, a running nose and sore throat due to post-nasal drip. Medicating with anti-histamines isn’t a healthy option and can leave many feeling drowsy and fatigued. Luckily there are natural remedies that are making waves for their powerful anti-histamine-like effects and abilities to suppress seasonal allergy symptoms.
What happens when we take a multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical and pitch it against a farm-aceutical one, ginger? Acid-blockers are taken by millions around the world, daily, but they carry severe unintended, adverse health effects, not the least of which are gastric cancer. Ginger, on the other hand, has over 100 potential side benefits. So, which is more logical to use as a medicine?
Crafting a home medicine kit can be easy and inexpensive -- and is something no home should go without!
You don't need drugs to control blood sugar. Food, herbs, and spices are your first defense.
Herbs and spices may be Mother Nature’s way of saving us from ourselves.
Recent research has confirmed and quantified that whole extracts of Garlic and Ginger have the ability to stop several species of multi-drug resistant bacteria.
Koreans have been enjoying salted and fermented vegetables known as kimchi for about 2000 years. But this spicy dish is much more than a condiment. More than 130 studies attest to the amazing healing properties of this humble food.
Hundreds of drugs contribute to liver toxicity even when used in correct doses. Chinese medicine suggests the tiny sesame seed and its oil may protect the liver from damage.
Ginger - It warms the body, flushes out toxins, boosts our immune system, energizes us and eases our nerves. What other natural health benefits can ginger do for us?
Beautiful Ginger. We all know it as a spice. Some of us even use it as a "home remedy." But why is it still not considered part of the conventional medical standard of care?
Ginger has been studied to have value in over 150 health conditions with type 2 diabetes top of the list. With anti-diabetic drugs linked to increased cardiovascular mortality, natural alternatives are needed now more than ever.
What does nature have to offer that’s new for women? Quite a lot.
Ginger May Salvage the Brains of Those Ectasy (MDMA)
Weight loss? Check. Antibacterial? Check. Liver Protection? Check. Is there anything ginger can't do?
Tribesmen in India have been using herbs for remedying their day to day health disorders from the ages, so it is no suprise that there are a wide range of plants (many of them familiar spices to the West) that have been used to help the human body regain balance.
Maximize & boost your nutrition by simply adding a few common herbs to your favorite foods!
Cutting edge science now points to this common spice as a possible 'curative agent' for Alzheimer's.
Have you ever thought about your cookware increasing your risk for Breast Cancer? Modern cookware is designed to support our fast pace lifestyle: "no-mess and easy to clean". However, that "no-stick and easy-clean-up" comes with a high price.
Not only is ginger a culinary marvel, its health benefits are stunning. It has been shown to be more effective against staph infections than antibiotics - and without the adverse effects.
Surgery probably won’t help you with chronic knee pain. But here are 10 proven ways to get you safely back in the swing of things.
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is often confused with the common cold, and typically results in wheezing and other respiratory symptoms. Now research has determined that the famous Ayurvedic remedy inhibits this sometimes lethal virus.
In the first study of its kind, ginger is found to be an effective treatment for heaving menstrual bleeding in young women.
A promising new study published in the International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition reveals that the popular kitchen spice ginger may be an effective treatment for the prevention of diabetes and its complications.