Ginger root is one of the most exceptional herbal remedies. It has been used for centuries in Traditional Chinese medicine and Indian medicine as a multi-purpose remedy for a vast variety of diseases and ailments, starting from colds and flues and ending up with serious problems with digestion and detoxification. Also, unlike any other type of herbal remedy, this unique plant can be used only for health benefits of ginger root, but other parts of the plant have no medicinal value.

With its rich contents of minerals, vitamins and other nutrients, ginger root is considered to be not less valuable than garlic or ginseng. It is rich in phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, zinc, calcium, iron, as well as amino acids, niacin, carotene, gingerol, essential oils and other nutrients.

The most important health benefits of ginger root include anti-inflammatory, calming, expectorant, warming and other effects of this natural remedy. Ginger root tea or extract are recommended to everyone who suffers from colds, flu, bronchitis, whooping coughs and other ailments connected with the function of our respiratory system. Ginger root can improve our cardiovascular health by assisting in lowering bad cholesterol levels in the blood, as well as normalizing blood pressure and lowering the risks of having heart attack.

In addition, ginger root tea is one of the best herbal remedies for various ailments of our digestive system. Drinking a cup of this magic beverage can help to get rid of morning sickness and indigestion, stimulate appetite and secretion of gastric juice, calm down acidity and heartburn, etc. Specialists say that regular consumption of ginger roots extracts or supplements is linked to lowered risks of rheumatoid arthritis, various types of cancer (especially pancreatic and ovarian cancer), varicose and many other diseases. Ginger root steams can be also used in the context of aromatherapy for you bath and aromatherapy lamp.