Total: R54.85 Excl.
CAPSULES - are a herbal medicine, which assist with
the relief of nausea, travel sickness, indigestion,
colds, flu and intestinal parasites. It is also used
as a food supplement.
Indigestion, motion sickness, nausea, intestinal parasites,
colds and flu, relief of headaches, may help reduce
cholesterol, bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, parasitic
infections, hives and sports injuries; rich in antioxidants.
Contains vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, C, A, Amino acids,
calcium, essential fatty acids, iron, magnesium, manganese,
phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc, alpha-pinene,
beta-carotene, beta-ionone, beta-sitosterol, caffeic
acid, camphor, capsaicin, caryophyllene, chlorogenic
acid, citral, curcumin, farnesol, ferulic acid, geraniol,
gingerols, lecithin, 1,8-cineole and zingerone.
Ginger is an age-old remedy, has been used across
Asia for over 2000 years. Ginger’s most common
use is to quell nausea and has been used by women
worldwide as a very effective morning sickness remedy.
Ginger is also useful in stimulating blood circulation,
assisting the body to rid itself of those nasty little
intestinal parasites and it helps the body in the
relief of colds and flu symptoms. Ginger is also used
to help stop inflammation and is therefore effective
in treating disorders that cause swelling and pain.
(Zingiber Officinale) is derived from the tuberous
rhizome of the perennial plant and is the most widely
used easily obtainable herbal remedy on earth. Ginger
has been used in Asia as a traditional medicine for
over 2000 years, and was mainly used to promote cleansing
the body through perspiration, stimulating the appetite,
and to relieve nausea.
One of Gingers most common uses is to quell nausea
and has been used for decades as a morning sickness
remedy. Ginger also settles upset stomachs caused
by food allergies, helps clean the colon, reduces
cramps and spasms, and helps ease indigestion, motion
sickness, vomiting, and hot flashes.
Ginger contains a chemical called Zingibain that dissolves
parasites and their eggs; this is one of the reasons
why traditionally in Japan pickled Ginger is eaten
The compound Shagaol found in Ginger kills cold viruses
and its pain-relieving properties, assist in treating
flu including sore throats.
Ginger stimulates blood circulation and inhibits the
production of immune-system components called cytokines
(a chemical that causes inflammation.) This makes
Ginger effective in treating disorders that cause
swelling and pain such as arthritis. A three-year
study carried out on 56 people who suffered from rheumatoid
arthritis showed that 75% of the subjects had relief
from pain and swelling without any side effects.
Ginger retards the production of LDL Cholesterol and
reverses the increase in triglycerides. (A compound,
which makes up most animal and vegetable fats.)
In conclusion ginger is not only the chief ingredient
to Grandmas heart warming, refreshing beverage; ginger
beer but is an effective natural remedy and potent
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