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It's All About That Ginger Fire!

Updated: Mar 26, 2021

The baby of the Reset range is our "Charge" shot, it may be small, but this 60ml shot will pack a punch, and put a spring in your step! Made with organic Apple, Lemon & Peruvian ginger, this blend gives you a combination of flavours; the sweetness of the apples, a citrus kick, that cuts through the ginger zing!


The Pocket Rocket!

So what's all the hype with ginger about?


As we know, ginger has been used for thousands of years, and has a huge amount of medicinal properties. It is from the same family as turmeric, where both are tropical perennial plants, classified as belonging to the Zingiberacaea family. Gingerol is the active compound within fresh ginger, and it is suggested that this has antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergenic properties.


What are the top health benefits of ginger?


1. Helps with pain

The anti-inflammatory properties have shown to help relieve pain, and improve joint function in people who have arthritis. It contains natural compounds that help your body fight inflammation. Studies have also shown that ginger helps to ease menstrual pain.


2. Boosts brain activity

Ginger is known to be a good source of serotonin, which is a neurotransmitter that reduces anxiety and depression.


3. Helps relieve nausea

Research has shown that ginger helps with easing symptoms of morning sickness, motion sickness, and sickness caused by medical treatments.


4. Can help fight infections

The gingerol which is the bioactive substance in fresh ginger, is said to help lower the risk of infections.


5. Antioxidant properties

Ginger is packed full of antioxidants, and the compounds can help prevent stress or damage to your body's DNA. They may also help your body to fight off chronic diseases like high blood pressure and promote healthy ageing.


6. Immune boosting

Ginger can help to decrease levels of inflammation, which in turn, can help improve immune function.


7. May help with symptoms of a cold

Research which was conducted testing ginger root against the common cold virus, found that the ginger inhibited some of the symptoms.


** Please note that although ginger is regarded as safe, it is a herb that acts pharmacologically, so may not be suitable for individuals who experience heartburn or acid reflux, or those on blood pressure medication. But if your unsure, then consult your GP for guidance.



Here's one of our simple remedies...


If you've got a bot of a cold, feeling under the weather, or just want a healthy hot drink, he's one of our favourite recommendations;

  1. Add a "Charge" shot to hot water

  2. 1 tbsp of honey

  3. 1/4 tbsp of ground cinnamon

  4. Stir it up

  5. Add a slice of lemon

  6. Sip away and enjoy!

Optional ingredients

-Cayenne Pepper (Thins out mucus)

-Turmeric (Helps the body naturally cleanse the respiratory tract)

*Adjust the amounts to suit your taste


Charge shot, Honey, Lemon & Cinnamon


Sources

The information on this page has been sourced from the below websites.


https://www.hollandandbarrett.com/the-health-hub/vitamins-and-supplements/supplements/what-is-ginger/


https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/ingredient-focus-ginger


https://www.livestrong.com/article/486994-what-are-the-differences-between-ginger-and-turmeric/


https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/ginger-shots#benefits


https://plantmedicines.org/ginger-fights-multiple-virus-infections/




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