Ginger for the Treatment of Cold & Flu

Ginger is a tropical, green-purple, flowering plant from the Zingiberaceae family closely related to cardamom and turmeric. The oily resin from its rhizome contains many biochemic compounds including gingerol regarded for its strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It has been widely used throughout ancient Sanskrit, Chinese, Greek, Roman, and Arabic history for its medical properties treating ailments like colds and nausea.

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written on October 27, 2021 

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I found it to be very effective.


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When I feel the onset of a cold, I immediately make ginger shots and ginger tea with honey at home using fresh ginger. In my experience, I can feel beneficial effects within …

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written on October 24, 2021 

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I found it to be somewhat effective.


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At the onset of a virus, I usually take Vitamin C, Elderberry, drink plenty of water and add honey to ginger tea if my throat is raw. By no means does this …

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