Ginger [Zingiber officinale]

Along with improving blood circulation, the warming herb enhances heart health in addition to being a digestive aid.

Ginger is often used as a carminative, usually mixed with a variety of other herbs to relieve nausea, menstrual cramping, and motion sickness while soothing the stomach and spleen in the process.

Because of this, we’ve seen this antiviral circulatory stimulant has made its way from the medical texts of the ancient world to our kitchens. Compared to many of the leading drugs for preventing strokes, radiation sickness, and cholesterol, Ginger naturally, with its fiery energy, has been noted to relieve much of these ailments with no side effects.