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The Ginger People

The Ginger People are passionate about nature's most versatile and vibrant flavor, you guessed it - Ginger. They have created many wonderful products using this powerful fiery taste.

Suffering from a cold? Drink some Ginger Soother. It's made with Chinese yellow ginger, honey, and lemon for instant relief. Ginger is said to soothe the throat and stomach, warm the internal organs, and ease nausea and ailments from colds to headaches.

They've also got Ginger candy. It's great to chew a piece if you have an upset stomach or feel a cold coming on.

And for the lover in your life...For only $7.00, send them Ginger Sweeties. They're heart-shaped crystallized baby ginger. Used as an aphrodisiac for centuries, ginger was first mentioned in the Kama Sutra for its ability to heighten sexual desires. Ooooh, nothing wrong with that.

Ginger is also a powerful antioxidant, good at relieving menstrual cramps, morning sickness, indigestion, heartburn, motion sickness, and inflammation.

Fit's Tips: Add a piece of crystallized ginger to a cup of hot tea or cocoa to add a tangy zip and to consume all the great qualities ginger has to offer.

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suzanne suzanne 10 years
I help out at a cooking school sometimes and that's one of the first tricks I learned from a local chef... cool, huh!?!
miss-beca miss-beca 10 years
it's really, really important to mention that ginger should NOT be used by pregnant women to combat morning sickness. it can cause spontaneous abortions or mutations of the fetus. some studies have shown it to be safe for short-term use (less than 5 days) during pregnancy, but i'd rather be safe than sorry.
Beaner Beaner 10 years
Yeah - I always just peel it with a knife. I'll have to try the spoon trick. I LOVE those ginger candies, but the crystallized ginger is way too spicy for me...
DesignRchic DesignRchic 10 years
Huh, suzanne, thanks for the tip. I always used a knife. I hate those crannies!
suzanne suzanne 10 years
Here's a tip for peeling fresh ginger.Use a spoon to scrape the skin off and you'll be able to get into all the little nooks and crannies...
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