The Health Benefits of Ginger Root

Dr. Go’s Flavour of the Month: GINGER!

To fend off all the colds that your friends, family and coworkers have right now – try a simple ginger root tea!

Cut up 5 loonie size peeled slices of ginger root and boil it in about a litre of water (adjust water to taste) for 5 minutes on the stove. It’s delicious and nutritious!

Did you know that ginger root (yes, the stuff that costs a couple cents at the grocery store) has so many health benefits??

-Anti-microbial (fends off viruses and bacteria)
-Aids in digestion (can help with bloating
and indigestion)
-Anti-nausea (common remedy for morning sickness)
-Improves intestinal motility
-Warming herb to keep you warm in the winter


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