Ginger Remedies, part 2

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Fresh ginger is considered a superfood and is often used for colds, coughs and sore throat relief.

Even though ginger has traditionally been used for digestive disturbances it also has a reputation as being effective for easing the symptoms of a cold, sore throat, cough, or congestion.

This warm, pungent spice is loaded with nutrients, high in antioxidants and has shown to have some anti-inflammatory attributes.

Some studies have indicated that ginger root has a relaxing effect on the muscles that tighten your airways therefore, it may be helpful in lung disorders.

Another study showed that ginger, along with garlic may help reduce the risk of some bacterial infections.

Fresh ginger is considered a “superfood” because of the various nutrients and health benefits it may provide. It can be added as a seasoning to your meals, juiced into a smoothie, steeped in a tea or just taken as an herb.

You should try using fresh ginger for fighting infections. The compounds that naturally exist within the root are best accessed when using grated or freshly juiced ginger.

Ginger Root Expectorant

  • Add 2 tsp of honey to 2 tsp of freshly juiced ginger root.

Home Remedy for Cough (

  • lemon(s)
  • grated ginger (1 tbsp. per lemon)
  • honey (enough to fill the empty space)


Slice lemon(s) into small pieces, removing the seeds.

Fill mason jar with lemon slices and then add your ginger.

Fill the remaining space with honey.  Refrigerate at least 24 hours before using.

To use:

Add a spoonful of the ginger/honey mixture to hot water or tea. Stir to mix.

Fresh Ginger a Superfood