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Ginger Tea Recipe

Other Names: Ginger, African Ginger, Canton Ginger, Cochin Ginger, Jamaican Ginger, Ginger, Genigibre, Gingembre, Sheng Jian, Zingiber Officinale
Traditional Usages: Travel Sickness,Flatulent Colic, Irritable Bowel, Diarrhea, Colds, Influenza, Hypothermia, Intestinal Problems, Appetitie Loss, Hiccups, Coronary Artery Disease, Suppressed Menstruation from Cold, Improves Sex Life, Nausea, Vomitting, Morning Sickness of Pregnancy, Phlegmy Colds, Indigestion, Cataracts, Heart Disease, Migraines, Stroke, Amenorrhea, Angina, Athletes Feet, Bursitis, Chronic Fatigues, Depression, Dizziness, Fever, Infertility, Erectile Difficulties, Kidney Stones, Sciatica, Viral Infections, Motion Sickness, Chilblains, Poor circulation
Resources: US, Asia, Caribbean, Jamaica, Africa, China, India, Indonesia,
Parts Used: Root, Essential Oil
Herbal Research: Ginger


Ginger Tea Recipe - Herbal remedy for Colds: 4 cups water, 2-inch piece of fresh ginger root. Optional: honey and lemon slice. Peel the ginger root and slice it into thin slices. Bring the water to a boil in a saucepan. Once it is boiling, add the ginger. Cover it and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Strain the tea. Add honey and lemon to taste.
Health Warning: Although normal amounts of ginger in food rarely cause side effects, excessive amounts may cause heartburn and indigestion. People with gallstones, bleeding disorders and those taking "blood-thinning" (anticlotting and antiplatelet) medications such as aspirin and warfarin (Coumadin) should consult a doctor before taking ginger. Ginger should be avoided two weeks before or after surgery.

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