Best known for its ability to alleviate stomach discomfort and nausea this root has now been proven to have strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which is particularly beneficial for the skin.
FOOD ACTIVES: Antioxidants; gingerols (in particular 6-gingerol)
Inside: The potent antioxidants in ginger (gingerols) have the ability to neutralize free radicals which cause inflammation in both the skin and joints.
Outside: The anti-inflammatory properties work to reduce the inflammation of the skin that occurs in psoriasis and acne. This prompts the skin to heal itself and appear smoother, tighter and less red. It also acts as a prevention against premature wrinkles caused by inflammation.
COOK: Grate into any salad dressing or marinade or add a chunk into your fresh juices for a zesty bite. Simmer with a few slices of lemon and some honey for a delicious tea.
TIP: Suck on a fresh piece of ginger to relieve nausea caused by motion or morning sickness. East regularly to reduce pain levels of joint diseases such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
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