Healing Properties of Ginger

November 09, 2015 Bill Squeeze

Ginger root is a remarkable spice filled with healing properties. Part of the Zingiberaceae family, Ginger is closely related to turmeric, cardomon and galangal. Widely used in cultures around the world, ginger is packed with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.

Ginger activates your digestive juices, and is known to treat many forms of nausea, chronic indigestion, morning sickness, muscle pain, and menstrual cramps. It’s anti-inflammatory effects has also been shown to help with Osteoarthritis, lowering blood sugar and improving heart disease risk factors.

Recent studies also indicated Ginger lower cholesterol levels and may contain a substance that helps to prevent cancer. Ginger’s anti-cancer properties are attributed to 6-gingerol, which can be consumed via raw ginger.

There are many alternatives when it comes to consuming ginger. At The Squeeze, we have both a ginger based juice called “Ginger Aid” as well as a Ginger Booster. They’re both sure to ease your entire system! Stop by any of our locations or order via our website Get your ginger on!

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