Ginger and Ayurveda


This time we are going to share some simple Ayurvedic tips using ginger. Ginger has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral properties as well as helps your digestion.

Arthritis treatment
Consume 2-3 slices of peeled fresh ginger with each meal.

Treating cough with phlegm
Mix 1 teaspoon of dry ginger with half a teaspoon of black pepper powder and 1 teaspoon of sugar. Drink.

Improving digestion and relieving cold
Add grated ginger into a cup of boiling water. Allow the grated ginger to soak for three minutes. Then add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of honey. Drink.

Fighting indigestion
Chew a slice of ginger with Himalayan salt.

Nausea prevention
Chew a few pieces of fresh ginger throughout the day.

Relieving headache
Add 1 teaspoon of dry ginger powder to a cup of boiling water. Inhale the vapor.

Relieving sore throat
Mix 2 teaspoons of fresh ginger juice and half a teaspoon of salt into a glass of boiling water. Gargle using this water.

Dr Aparna
Aparna K. BAMS, MD, PhD

Consultant advisor for the development of Oneworld Ayurveda and visiting physician

Aparna is one of the few specialists in the world with a Ph.D. in Ayurveda. Born into an Ayurvedic family which operates a traditional Ayurvedic Panchakarma hospital in Kerala, India, she grew up observing her father, the renowned Dr. Padmanabhan.

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