Herbalist list ginger as a Pisces herb, and it is also associated with both Aries and Scorpio as it is ruled by Mars. It seems fitting it would have multiple associations as it is one of the most varied and versatile herbs in existence! The root is most commonly used, grated or ground, and the leaves and shoots are also edible.
Carry powdered ginger root, or carry a section of the root (not as messy!) in your pocket to attract wealth and abundance! This versatile herbs aides in success, and intensifies love spells.Ginger has an over 2,000 year history as a healing and culinary herb and is featured in numerous cuisines around the world. Health benefits of ginger include providing immune support, easing joint and muscle pain, easing arthritis pain, lowering cholesterol, protecting against inflammation, easing nausea, boosting digestion, and promoting healthy blood sugar levels.
It is used in teas, wine, appetizers, wraps, salads, soups, stews, marinades and sauces. It complements fish, salmon, shrimp, poultry, pork and beef, as well as almost all vegetable, fruits, nuts, and seeds. You’ll find the sweet side of ginger in cocktails, ginger ale, ice cream, gingerbread, gingerbread houses, ginger cookies, and crystalized ginger. Google ginger, along with what ever you have on hand, and you’ll probably find a recipe.
Soak in a ginger bath or use a ginger facial scrub or mask for skin care. It can also be eaten before performing spells to add more “heat” and give added strength. This is the only herb I’m certain I’ll be featuring again this year. It has a rich history and adds so much to the holidays season!
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