Properties and applications:
Topical Circulatory System - muscular aches and pains, stiff muscles, poor circulation
Expectorant - mucous coughs, bronchitis, catarrh
Anti Spasmodic - cramps, colic, nausea, nervous diarrhoea, asthma
Adds warm spice to blends. Compliments citrus or woody oils and other spices.
Caution hypersensitivity, avoid diseased, damaged, delicate and children's skin.
Warm and sweet, spicy, peppery.
A root which produces green shoots each spring, up to 1 meter in height, with white or yellow flowers.
Traditional Chinese medicine uses ginger for digestive, respiratory and rheumatic problems. In many countries ginger is an important cooking spice. Ginger wine and ginger beer are popular tonics.