Ginger Root Tincture, New Dimensions®

Availability: In stock

$8.99

Manufacturer Kroeger Herb Products
Supply 2 Weeks
Form Liquid
Potency 1:5 Ratio
Size 1 oz.
Structure Function Reference Stomach, Liver

Ginger Root Tincture, New Dimensions®

Stimulant that promotes circulation, and aids in digestion and congestion. Good for sore throat and asthma. For heaviness in stomach, hemorrhoids, weak joints, pain in hands and soles of feet. Also for debility and intestinal catarrh. To remedy hoarseness, add honey.

Directions:

Shake well. Use 15 drops 3 times a day or as recommended by a health care professional. May be used in a glass of water or directly on back of tongue. Warm water helps evaporate the alcohol.

Ingredients:

Ginger root extract (1:5) in alcohol (80%) and distilled water. 38 drops equals 450 mg.

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Fighting Flu with Ginger Root

While you are lined up to get one of the estimated 140+ million vaccinations available this flu season, maybe you’d like to consider a natural root readily available in most grocery stores nationwide? It can help keep your immune system healthy, protect you from the symptoms of flu, and warm your chilly bones this winter. What is this naturally beneficial and amazing root? Ginger!

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Did you know Ginger also helps pregnant women who are nauseous and those suffering with motion sickness?

While you are lined up to get one of the estimated 140+ million vaccinations available this flu season, maybe you’d like to consider a natural root readily available in most grocery stores nationwide? It can help keep your immune system healthy, protect you from the symptoms of flu, and warm your chilly bones this winter. What is this naturally beneficial and amazing root? Ginger!

Ginger root is a delicious part of several types of cuisine but its uses go far beyond your dinner plate! Used for its medicinal qualities for thousands of years in India, Ginger root is an integral part of a healthy home remedy-based kitchen the world over and, when it comes to flu, ginger is useful in a variety of ways. While the symptoms of flu often resemble those of a cold (sore throat, sneezing, or runny nose) the onset of symptoms happens suddenly whereas if you’re contracting a cold symptoms come on slowly. During the course of a 24-hour period you can go from feeling fine to feeling lousy. Chills, nausea, headache, muscle ache, vomiting, dry cough, sweats, nasal congestion, fatigue, weakness, and a fever of 100 degrees plus are good indications that your body is setting up with the flu. During the winter is the most likely time to contract a viral infection and is spread rapidly through coughing and sneezing. Remember to always practice good hygiene - here’s how ginger can help:

  • Feeling the chills or cold sweats? Ginger can tame this symptom because of its gingerol content. This active compound in the root gives ginger its hot taste and warms the body to counteract the chilly feeling. Because of the gingerol content, ginger encourages healthy sweating in the body which is especially helpful during the flu. German researches found that our sweat contains a potent germ-fighting agent that can attack infections so while you’re warming your chilly bones, ginger is helping to use the reaction of sweating in a beneficial way to get you back to feeling better or keep you well.
  • If you are experiencing attacks of nausea or vomiting, ginger root is most definitely what you should reach for. As a powerful anti-nausea remedy, ginger has been used to ease complaints of nausea and vomiting in nearly every situation.

     

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    Hanna found the most benefit in easing flu symptoms when applying a hot tea compress to the stomach.

  • According to ayurveda, ginger is known as an excellent remedy for flu because of its ability to break down the accumulation of toxins in the body, particularly in the lungs and sinuses. Aside from ginger breaking down these toxins, it also can cleanse the lymphatic system, the “trash bin” of our bodies. When there is a buildup of toxins in our lymphatic system we become susceptible to infections because we’re unable to fight them off properly.
  • Rhinoviruses are a family of viruses commonly known to be in the flu family and sesquiterpenes, a chemical found in ginger root, target these viruses and work overtime to remove them from your system.
  • Aches and pains that come along with the flu can be relieved with ginger as well. Whether you drink a cup of tea (see recipe below) or follow Hanna’s remedy of a ginger tea compress, you can ease sore muscles and even headaches.
  • Because most of us generally feel pretty lousy when we’re under the weather with flu, our appetite isn’t what it should be. When we are sick it’s imperative to hydrate and nourish our bodies but the desire to eat generally isn’t there. Ginger root can help encourage the urge to eat by easing the digestive system and settling your stomach. While your appetite won’t be “normal” you’ll be able to get the much needed nourishment into your system so you can help your body further fight the influenza virus.

Try giving yourself a refreshing uplift and check out an all-natural Arnica-Ginger lotion. Arnica and Ginger that has been used for centuries by traditional medicine practitioners to soothe bruises, muscle and joint pain, reduce inflammation and stimulate healing .

Ginger Aid Tea, Organic

Flavored naturally with stevia, organic Ginger Aid tea helps the digestive system.

To make ginger tea, first cut off and peel the skin off about two inches of the root and add to two cups of simmering water. Keep the root in the water for 20 minutes then pour into a mug with a tablespoon of organic honey and the juice of half an organic lemon. Stir the tea and drink it down while its still hot. Drink the tea 2 to 3 times per day as needed. Don’t have the energy to make your own tea? Keep Traditional Medicinal’s Organic Ginger Aid Tea on hand during flu season.

Try making a ginger tea compress mentioned above, dip a cloth in the tea and place it where there is pain associated with flu. Hanna found the most benefit in easing flu symptoms when applying the compress to the stomach.

Ginger Root Tincture, New Dimensions®

Ginger Root Tincture – New Dimensions®

Even if you aren’t suffering from the flu, ginger root is an excellent choice as a daily good health remedy. Because of its sweat producing properties, immune-boosting agents, and antioxidant properties, ginger root can keep your system functioning properly by helping you to ward off illness. Add fresh ginger to rice, oatmeal, or sauteed vegetables to get a daily dose or try my personal favorite of shredded ginger in mashed sweet potatoes. Prefer not to get an immediate dose of ginger? Hanna has you covered. Following her methods, Kroeger Herb created a ginger root tincture which is a powerful liquid remedy small enough to keep in your purse or bedside table. NOW makes Ginger Root for nutritional support for healthy digestion and overall well-being.

While ginger is effective for treating digestive woes and the symptoms of various sicknesses, there can be too much of a good thing. Take caution if you have an extremely irritated throat and use a small amount of ginger until healed (as the warming sensation of the root could cause irritation). As with taking any health supplement, consistency is recommended to see optimal results.

Looking for more flu and home remedies? Check out Hanna’s books!

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Fight Inflammation with Natural Foods

Think about the last time you bumped your knee or sprained your ankle; there was a change in color and a puffiness associated with that minor injury. This puffiness is inflammation, a natural healing process of our bodies signaling to us that our immune system, is addressing the issue but what about chronic inflammation when no injury is present?

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Think about the last time you bumped your knee or sprained your ankle; there was a change in color and a puffiness associated with that minor injury. This puffiness is inflammation, a natural healing process of our bodies signaling to us that our immune system, is addressing the issue but what about chronic inflammation when no injury is present?

Recent studies on chronic inflammation have shown that people with diabetes, Alzheimer’s, autoimmune disorders such as lupus, or arthritis have higher levels of inflammation in their bodies as well as less severe conditions like asthma, allergies, acne, or hay fever. There are foods you can eat to help tame inflammation in your body as well as foods to avoid that fuel the fire. Hippocrates said we should use food as our medicine and medicine as our food-sound advice.

Fight the Inflammation!

Natural Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Kale and other dark, leafy greens are natural anti-inflammatory foods.

Kale is high in protein and like other dark, leafy greens, is a natural anti-inflammatory food.

Kale and Leafy Greens: Kale, Swiss chard, and collards are powerful providers of antioxidants to the body and are high in vitamin K, both of which play a role in fighting inflammation naturally.

Turmeric: The yellow hue of this powerful and antioxidant rich spice is from curcumin, a potent anti-inflammatory.

Hemp Seeds: With the omega-3 fats in these seeds, the production of anti-inflammatory compounds is increased. While flax seed is also a rich source of omega-3s, they need to be ground or consumed as an oil in order to gain the benefits while hemp seeds do not.

Celery: The stalks of this crisp veggie are loaded with luteolin, a flavonoid that appears to work well at taming inflammation of the brain.

Grapefruit: This breakfast favorite has shown significant promise in lowering the levels of proinflammatory compunds in the body.

Pistachios: Aside from being a heart healthy snack, pistachios provide high levels of vitamin B6 and monounsatured fatty acids that can fight inflammation. Choose unsalted versions and go easy on the servings since nuts are high in calories.

Ginger: Consuming about 2 grams of ginger root supplement per day, such as Kroeger’s Ginger Root Tincture good for circulation and aids in digestion and congestion, can reduce colon inflammation which may protect against colon cancer.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The anti-inflammatory compound oleocanthal is found in high amounts in oliveoil. This staple of Mediterranean diets is also brimming with heart-healthy monounsatured fat which appears to help counter inflammation.

Whole Grains: Swapping refined grains for whole grains can help lessen inflammation that affects the heart.

Lentils: Because they are rich in folate, a B vitamin that can help reduce levels of inflammation in the heart, lentils make a great substitution for beans.

AVOID THESE FOODS!

Sugary drinks and the other foods listed here should be avoided to fight inflammation.

Sugary drinks and the other foods listed here should be avoided to fight inflammation

The Dirty Dozen: Fruits and vegetables are an important part of naturally addressing inflammation but conventionally grown choices are likely to contain a heavy dose of pesticides. Our immune systems sometimes see pesticides as invaders and increase your body’s inflammation response. Try choosing organic or pesticide-free produce whenever you can, especially the dirty dozen in this list.

Sugary Drinks: Soda, energy drinks, and some bottled teas can send your blood sugar through the roof while widening your waistline and increasing levels of inflammation.

Refined Grains: White bread, baked goods, and boxed cereal contain refined grains that lead to a spike in blood sugar levels and increase inflammation responses.

Potato Chips: Acrylamide is a carcinogen found in potato chips and french fries and, when eaten frequently can increase inflammation in the body.

High-Fat Animal Products: Meat and dairy can be high in certain acids of omega-6 fats that promotes the production of inflammatory chemicals in the body. A recent study showed that adults who ate the most red meat in a group had the highest levels of inflammation.

While inflammation is a natural and healthy response of our body when we are injured, the overproduction of inflammatory compounds in the systems of some means a more difficult time with infections, diseases, and everyday aches and pains. By eating the right foods to fight inflammation you can help your body function properly. Ingesting the foods on the “avoid list” mentioned above in moderation is acceptable but if you’re struggling with inflammation levels or are experiencing a flare up of an autoimmune disease, it’s best to give your body the assistance it needs without hampering its function. Natural anti-inflammatory foods are good for the heart, waistline, and general function of the body so eat up! 

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