Menstrual Cramps / PMS
1/8th tsp ginger powder 4 times daily for 3 days, starting on the first day of your period (or can be used in the days leading up to your period if that is also when you have symptoms)
Tip: you can mix the powder into water to drink during the day.
Note: beneficial effect may improve with each successive period.
Results: studies show this could reduce symptoms in 70% of cases.
How it works: positive effect on anti-nausea/inflammatory/anxiety/pain pathways in the body.
Side-benefits: can also reduce heavy menstrual bleeding. According to the research regular ginger use may provide a wide-range of other potential health benefits (e.g. help with weight loss, osteoarthritis, indigestion, cholesterol).