Baby, It’s Cold Outside! But a Little Ginger Will Warm You..

Clinical Herbalist Reviewed on January 4, 2012 by Paulina Nelega, RH
Posted in Blog

January Thaw
From ginger snaps to ginger tea, there’s hardly another spice that imparts a more welcoming warmth than Ginger does!

Ginger is especially beneficial for anyone with perpetually cold hands and feet… so if you “know anyone” who takes a hot water bottle to bed every night, they may want to give Ginger a try!

Ginger promotes vasodilation of blood vessels in the peripheral tissues and helps to warm one up ‘from the inside out.’ For this reason, Ginger is useful for inducing a sweat to help detoxify, or to sweat out a fever (have a serving while in a hot bath, to promote the most sweating). It will also help to loosen up tight muscles, and, as a vasodilator, may also lower blood pressure.

Ginger Gold Syrup features both dried and fresh Ginger root for maximum ‘zing‘ power!

Ginger Gold Syrup is a multipurpose, soothing formula that’s helpful for many ailments, from nausea and upset tummies, to chills, poor circulation, and arthritic conditions.

• Eases nausea (travel, morning sickness)
• Enhances circulation
• Helps reduce joint inflammation
• Encourages optimal digestion
• Soothes sore throat

Creative Commons License photo credit: Double-O Devon

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Paulina Nelega, RH
Paulina Nelega, RH, has been in private practice as a Clinical Herbalist for over 15 years. She has developed and taught courses in herbal medicine, and her articles on health have appeared in numerous publications. She is very passionate about the healing power of nature. Ask Dr. Jan

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Ginger Gold Syrup is warming and supports the circulation, including through the lungs, making it useful for coughs. Ginger is also renowned for relieving nausea and indigestion.

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