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  • 1 - inch of unpeeled ginger root
  • 4 cups - water
  • Directions:

    1. Slice ginger, then simmer in water on low heat for 20 minutes.

    2. Place a folded piece of cloth into mixture, then wring it out.

    3. Lay cloth over sore joint for five minutes; repeat three or four times a day as needed.

    Brief Description

    Ginger can be applied topically for anti-inflammatory effect to help ease pain and swelling.

    Main Ingredient:

    unpeeled ginger

    Category:  Non-food

    Cuisine:  Middle Eastern

    Prep Time: 5 min
    Cook Time: 20 min


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    Posted On:

    July 25, 2015

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