Ginger is a wonderful appetite stimulant - cooking with this herb improves the digestion, absorption and assimilation of food. It is a circulatory stimulant, especially useful for warming those cold fingers and toes.
Ginger is an anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic. For a healthy and comforting winter drink, add a teaspoon of fresh grated ginger to a cup of hot water, with honey if desired. Ginger tea also relieves sore throats.
Stimulates blood flow, promotes sweating, and thins the mucous. Chilli is a stimulating tonic which strengthens the heart, blood vessels, and lungs.
Great for wind and indigestion, sore throats and blocked noses.
A refreshing spice, Cinnamon is stimulating and heating. It is a digestive and anti-spasmodic, and is useful for indigestion, menstrual cramps and colds. It is also a mild anaesthetic.