Aromatic, pungent and spicy, ginger is among the healthiest and most delicious spices on the planet. It has a high nutritional value and it is used for its both cooking and medicinal properties. Ginger contains nutrients that are essential for optimal function of all systems.
Only 6 grams ginger has 1.07 g carbohydrates, 0.05 g fat, 0.12 g dietary fiber, and0.11 g protein. It is packed with water-soluble vitamins including vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, biotine and folate, and fat-soluble vitamins like vitamin A, lutein, alpha-carotene, lycopene, and beta-carotene as well as minerals like potassium, phosphorus, manganese, magnesium, iron, copper, and calcium.
This super-healthy spice has potent anti-ulcer, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and detoxifying properties, and it is widely used in detox baths and cleansing programs. This is because it is abundant with shoga and gingerol, both of which have anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic effects on the gastrointestinal tract. Many studies proved that they are even more effective than Dramamine, a drug used to treat motion sickness. Ginger also has the ability to reduce other symptoms related to motion sickness including vomiting, dizziness, nausea, and cold sweating.
Do not forget to mention that many studies also showed that ginger’s powerful anti-inflammatory properties help relieve rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis symptoms, helping the patient get relief from both pain and swelling. It was also found that ginger can prevent cancer, especially colorectal cancer.
So, today we have a recipe for full-body detoxification that will remove radiation, heavy metals, and other poisons from your body. This recipe uses an Epsom salt, a potent mineral base that creates reverse osmosis, a process that eliminates the salt and other harmful toxins from of the body, allowing the sulfate and magnesium to penetrate the body.
Amazing Ginger Detox Bath
- ½ cup ground ginger
- 1 c. Epsom salt
- 1 tbsp. freshly ground ginger
- A few drops of ginger essential oil
Add all the ingredients in a tub filled with hot water. If you want you can also use fresh grated ginger or ginger powder. Soak for a while, 15-20 minutes.
Note: After the detox bath, it is recommended to drink plenty of water!
Source: Healthy Food House