Some of the most common uses for Ginger include: improving circulation, stomach ailments, nausea, morning sickness, inflammatory conditions, migraines, pains, and motion sickness. Its specific healing properties are manifold. Its oils, which stimulates our production of digestive enzymes, aids the whole digestive process and neutralizes acids. It also contains a compound called Shagaol, which kills cold viruses.
Some other key uses of Ginger include as a
· Natural blood thinner
· Antibacterial and
· A natural decongestant
Clinically, statisticians from Naresuan University took the data from five different clinical trials which involved over 350 patients and showed that Ginger lowered nausea and vomiting after surgery by 31%. As a word of caution, there are no known side effects of Ginger but if you are taking any blood thinners, take caution as ginger could thin the blood further.
Ginger is enjoyed in a multitude of ways. Here is a link to some healthy recipes including Ginger from Eatingwell.com. Yet for me, daily, it is in teas or simply slicing thinly a placing on the tongue.
2 Peter 3:1 tells us that God has given us “all things that pertain to life and Godliness” and whereas most of these things are spiritual, many overlook what God has provided in the natural to keep us in perfect peace. Genesis 1:31says:
Then God saw everything that He had made, and indeed it was very good.
This word “good” here refers to being “functionally perfect.” All things made have purpose. Discovering, respecting and applying that purpose in our lives is the journey. Bon voyage and bon appetite in Jesus name.
Therapeutic Herb Manual, Ed Smith,
Prescription for Dietary Wellness, Phyllis A. Balch