5 Surprising ways to use ginger

gingerGinger is one of my favorite veggies to use in my foods, teas, smoothies, and juices. Most people like to use it in when they're sick because it is an amazing natural healer for colds and sinus problems.

However, what you didn't know is that ginger can be used as more than just an edible part of a meal. Prepare to be amazed at the OTHER uses of ginger!


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There are many people who can't bear the taste of ginger because it's too strong and spicy. Not surprisingly, those exact traits are what make it so great in the medicinal healing. While I love the root plant and it would benefit you to add to your daily diet, I want to focus on showing to you the other ways you can use it.

If you have some ginger lying in your fridge then use it for these other amazing uses around your home!

Get rid of hypo-pigmented scars. If you suffer from a skin condition that has left your skin lighter than the rest of your pigment, ginger can help bring back the natural color. Follow this recipe daily to improve your skin tone.

Use it as a detox foot soaker. Ginger can be used to get rid of aches by soaking your feet in warm water filled with ginger, epsom salt, and baking soda. This will also improve circulation in your feet.

Ginger is good as a pain reliever: If your body or joints are suffering from aches, you can use ginger as a compress. This is a recipe for an ideal homemade version.

It reduces nausea. Ginger tea has proven to reduce nausea and bring relief if you are suffering from this discomfort. 

You can make ginger ale. Regular ginger ale soda is not the healthiest beverage to have. But if you have a craving for it, you can make it yourself! All you need is carbonated water, honey, and ginger. Follow this recipe here.

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