From relieving morning sickness to relaxing muscles in the bath, ginger is one of the absolute most popular natural remedies, and it’s been so for hundreds of years. Not only is it a great spice to add to cocktails, vinaigrettes and curries, it’s also a hero during flu season. Ginger recipes aren’t just delicious – they’re functional too!
You can find ginger root year round, and you can easily grow your own so you never run out. As you can probably tell by now, to say that we’re obsessed with ginger would be an understatement. These are some of our favorite ways of using it.
Tea is the most basic way you can reap the benefits of ginger. Drink regularly for nausea, digestion, fever or muscle aches.
Loaded with warming spices like turmeric, black pepper, ginger and cinnamon that are said to help stoke the inner flame and balance the body, this pink latte is the Ayurvedic boost your body needs right now.
Ginger tea may be comforting in winter but less so in summer! That’s why ginger tea pops are the perfect solution for an upset stomach during the heatwave.
Sinus infections are a dread, but this anti-inflammatory ginger, turmeric, and cayenne pepper concoction helps relieve the symptoms.
Refreshing and loaded with enzymes and vitamins, this Mexican fermented drink is a great way to cool off and soothe your upset belly at the same time.
Ginger boosts blood circulation, stimulating hair growth. This ginger-infused oil is easy to make at home and can be applied 1-2 times a month.
There’s never a wrong time to detox, but January seems like a particularly good time for it! This green detox juice is great after the holiday excess.
Sweat out the toxins accumulated in your body with an easy to make mustard and ginger bath. Finish with a ginger salt scrub to pamper your skin even more!
This warming soup is loaded with healing nutrients, making it the perfect comfort food for fall and winter.
Ginger essential oil is mixed with green tea and castile soap for a fresh hand soap that’s also cost efficient.
Water kefir is a wonderful probiotic, and with added ginger and turmeric, it becomes a miracle worker for gut health!