The ancient Romans considered it an aphrodisiac. In Thailand and elsewhere in Southeast Asia, pregnant women anoint their bellies with PRAI, a type of ginger, this prevents them from having stretch marks. It has also been used for generations of Asian women to tone and smooth the skin. It is a common ingredient in body scrubs because it increases circulation and warms the body.
The stem is usually used for stomach ailments because it favors the absorption of food and improves the digestive process.
Ginger tea relieves different types of inflammations, especially those related to arthritis and joint pains.
It is ingested by women when suffering from constant nausea during the gestation period, this prevents discomfort.
It is effective to treat circulation problems because it promotes blood flow.
DO IT YOURSELF:
USE GINGER TO ENHANCE YOUR LIPS: Melt 2 tablespoons of beeswax and a tablespoon of canola oil in a double boiler. Grate a teaspoon of ginger, squeeze the juice and mix with the other ingredients. Store in a small jar of lip balm in a cool place.