Ginger for Flu? Does It Help?
Does using ginger for flu really help reduce the symptoms?
has been used around the world to help treat nausea, vomiting and
stomach complaints. But did you know that it can be very helpful for
the flu as well?
In Asian countries, ginger root is extensively used for its medicinal health benefits.
garlic, which can help to prevent one from catching the flu, or at the
least lessen the symptoms, ginger is best used to reduce the flu symptoms.
It will improve appetite, reduce stomach discomfort, treat sinus congestion and reduce fatigue.
How to use ginger for flu symptoms
ginger tea by steeping about 2 tablespoon of shredded ginger root and
drink three or four times daily. This is one of the classic home
remedies for flu symptoms.
Prepare a ginger aromatherapy
solution by using ginger oil or shredded ginger root in boiling water.
Inhale for 15 to 20 minutes to get relief from a stuffy nose. Be
careful not to burn yourself! You can also leave
this in the bedroom. The aroma will make you
You can also take ginger root capsules. Herbalists
suggest using 250 to 500 mg four times daily starting when you get the
flu symptoms. Higher dose may be used safely but keep it to no
more than 4,000 mg (4 grams) daily.
Don't rely on drinking
ginger ale or eating ginger candies. They don't contain very much ginger. Many
of these products contain less than 1 percent of pure ginger!
Using ginger for flu symptoms can go a long way to make you much more comfortable... should you happen to catch the flu bug.
herbs are as good as
garlic for flu prevention and treatment?
are quite a few herbs and supplements that can be very helpful to prevent and treat flu symptoms. Our article Natural Remedies for Flu
extensive details and recommended doses to use.
is a must read for anyone looking for a complete guide to natural cures
for the flu.
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