Ginger Turmeric Tea for Coughs and Sore Throats

Cold remedy turmeric teaBoth ginger rhizome and turmeric root are powerful herbal remedies, full of nutritional compounds like gingerol and curcumin with many potential benefits.

Ginger and turmeric tea is the ideal way to take these two natural supplements together in a soothing and warming immune boost drink.

The recipe ahead combines fresh ginger, high curcumin turmeric powder, black pepper and raw honey, with optional lemon and antimicrobial cinnamon and cardamom.

It is particularly good at easing sore throats and stopping persistent coughing. These actions are more important now than ever.

Though please follow CDC advice and discuss taking large amounts of turmeric or ginger with your doctor if on prescription medicine.

Strong Ginger and Turmeric Tea Recipe

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Antiviral Turmeric for Colds, Flu and Boosting Your Immune System

Turmeric for viral infectionsThe golden spice turmeric (Curcuma longa) is best known medicinally for its powerful anti-inflammatory effects and antioxidant actions.

Turmeric powder has antiviral properties as well though and can be beneficial for colds and flu.

With the novel coronavirus pandemic, some people have asked could this herbal remedy also help boost your immunity? As well as easing symptoms of viral respiratory infections, such as persistent coughing and a painful sore throat. Continue Reading…

Turmeric Paste Dosage, Side Effects & Precautions

Turmeric warningGolden paste is growing in popularity as an effective natural remedy for a wide variety of inflammatory conditions and as a general health tonic.

It’s important though to know the best dosage, when it should be taken and potential side effects of turmeric paste, particularly for those taking prescription medicine.

Keep reading for the ideal daily dose, best times to take it and precautions before using this turmeric based healer.

Best Golden Paste Dosage for Inflammation, Arthritis and Pain Relief

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How to Make Golden Paste with Turmeric, Black Pepper & Coconut Oil

Best ways to eat turmeric

Turmeric paste, also commonly called golden paste, is a popular herbal remedy for inflammatory conditions, based on traditional Ayurvedic medicine.

There are many benefits of turmeric paste and taking it daily is highly recommended.

Given this, it’s best to make up gold paste in bulk using this recipe and keep it in the fridge to use regularly.

3 Essential Ingredients for Golden Paste

1. Organic Turmeric

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Turmeric Golden Paste: 23 Benefits for a Healthier Life

Best way to absorb curcumin in turmericGolden turmeric powder is a popular natural remedy for inflammatory conditions like arthritis, muscle soreness and lower back pain.

Its curcumin compound has strong antioxidant properties and is often recommended for improving cardiovascular conditions.

There are many more lesser known, yet equally impressive benefits of turmeric though and the best of them are covered ahead.

There’s also a far more effective way to take it — by mixing powdered turmeric, black pepper and a healthy oil into a paste.

What Is Golden Paste?

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Antiviral Ginger for Coughs, Sore Throats and Immunity

Zingiber officinale for immunityGinger has antiviral properties and has been used for centuries as a traditional remedy for a cough, sore throat, body aches and other symptoms of cold and flu.

With the outbreak of the coronavirus, some people have asked could fresh ginger root and ginger tea be useful for symptoms of COVID-19?

Firstly and importantly, follow the advice of the CDC and other medical authorities to avoid infection. This is no cure.

Call your healthcare provider for medical advice immediately if you develop a fever, persistent cough or difficulty breathing.

While it’s too early for scientific tests specifically on the SARS-CoV-2 virus, antimicrobial herbs like ginger are commonly used for symptoms of other viral infections, such as coughing and a painful sore throat with influenza.

There are also scientific studies showing Zingiber officinale (ginger) boosts immunity and can help you recover from the damage viruses do within your body, particularly to your lungs.

Ginger for Coughs

A persistent dry cough is one of the most common symptoms of infection with the new 2019-nCoV virus. It is also regularly seen with other respiratory illnesses like seasonal influenza.

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How to Use Ginger Tea for Weight Loss

Ginger-rhizome-for-body-fatGinger is a common ingredient in ‘fat burning’ supplements but freshly made ginger tea can be even more effective for losing weight than popping pills.

There are 5 main ways that ginger can help with weight loss:

  1. Enhances digestion.
  2. Suppresses hunger.
  3. Moderates blood sugar.
  4. Increases the thermogenic effect of the food you eat
  5. Acts as a natural diuretic to flush away water retention.

Here’s a closer look at each 5 of these ginger tea benefits to help you reach your ideal body weight.

1. Improves Digestive Function

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Ginger Tea for Acid Reflux, Nausea and Ulcer Prevention

Zingiber-officinale-acid-refluxGinger root tea is an effective natural remedy for stomach acidity and symptoms of indigestion like heartburn.

It also has strong anti-nausea effects and is a useful treatment for motion sickness, surgery recovery, PMS and morning sickness.

Anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial compounds in fresh ginger make it beneficial for preventing ulcers and improving gastric and digestive health in general.

Keeping reading for how to use ginger tea to stop acid reflux, calm your belly when you’re nauseous and protect your stomach lining from an ulcer.

Ginger Root Tea for Indigestion and an Upset Stomach

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Ginger Tea Side Effects, Correct Dosage & Is It Safe During Pregnancy?

Zingiberofficinale precautionsGinger is ‘generally recognized as safe’, according to the FDA in the United States.

It is also a common recipe ingredient and natural remedy that has been used safely in traditional medicine for thousands of years.

You can have too much of it though, particularly with the fresh rhizome.

There are also a few precautions and side effects of ginger root, and tea made from it, to be aware of if you use it regularly or in high doses. Continue Reading…

Improving Your Digestion for Less Intestinal Gas & Bloating

Improving-Your-DigestionIn this article:

  • Why effective digestion is such a vital part of good health and disease prevention.
  • How to tell if your stomach acid is low and ways to improve it for better protein digestion.
  • The importance of your digestive enzymes and when you may need to supplement them.
  • What to look for in a good digestive enzyme supplement and how to take them to prevent gastrointestinal problems.

Better Digestion Leads to Better Health

How well you digest the food you eat will have a significant impact on the level of health and energy you experience each day.

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Smart Food Swaps for Better Digestive Health

Better Food Choices for Digestion ProblemsIn this article:

  • Why it’s important to give your digestive tract a break from gas forming foods.
  • Smart food swaps you can make for better health and digestion.
  • A popular style of eating that automatically avoids the majority of foods that cause bloating and excessive gas.

Giving Your Digestive System Time to Heal

The previous articles on beans and legumes, gas causing vegetables, dairy products, high fructose foods, sugar alcohols, and fructan and gluten rich grains cover some of the most common causes of digestive problems.

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